Two years ago, civilization was overrun by one of humanity’s biggest nightmares: flesh-eating zombies.
As if the threat of the undead wasn’t bad enough, the remaining humans have separated into small groups of survivors, many of whom are willing to kill anything that moves to ensure their own safety.
In a world where nobody is trustworthy and nothing is as it seems, three friends fight for their lives as they travel from Austin, Texas, toward Mountain View, California. There, Sophie, Johnson, and Ephraim hope to put their larger plan in motion: restarting the servers of Earth’s largest technology corporation.
Guided by principles of human consciousness located in a mysterious journal, they learn that they must stay aware of the awe-inspiring beauty and joy that remain in the world despite a postapocalyptic culture of violence and fear.
“A Beautiful Apocalypse is a splendid presentation of Integral ideas in a novel form—a highly readable, engaging, and altogether fun novel. Give it a little time and see if you don’t agree…” Ken Wilber—An Integral Vision
“Jordan Allen is a force of nature—passionately, dynamically, creatively alive. To encounter his fierce multidimensional caring intelligence is to be given a tangible reason to be hopeful for our future." Terry Patten—Integral Life Practice
“You have a magnum opus here. You have done an amazing job of embracing the integral STORY." Marilyn Hamilton, PhD—Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive
“Truly an evocative, gripping tale of loss, triumph, success and wonder. With a rapid tempo and electrifying stakes, this story sheds light on the very real opportunity that we all face: grow up and wake up, or die. Read it for fun or read it for personal growth — just read it!" Willow Dea—Igniting Brilliance Terrific work! This is a gift to the integral community and beyond. The spiral really comes alive with such rich examples and story lines.” Adam Leonard—Integral Life Practice “Proceeds at the pace of a roller coaster video game and shows how enlightenment can emerge from the wildest and grimmest situations! May be just what you need to prepare for the future; may be just what you need to inspire you to build a much better one!” Elisabet Sahtouris—Evolution Biologist & Futurist, holder of WorldBusiness Academy Chair in Living Economies "This is a book that attempts to express one of the most complex and important theories of existence, into a gripping and elegant story. It is a joy to read and a beautiful way to share my passion for knowledge with others in an exciting and accessible way."
Sean Wilkinson—Co-founder, CirclingEurope
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