George R. R. Martin – Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels Audiobook
Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels is the title of a short story by George R. R. Martin, which appeared for the first time in December 1973 in the magazine Vertex. It is included in the original collection Chanson pour Lya (A Song for Lya and Other Stories), gathering ten stories of Martin, published in February 1976 then translated into French and published in October 1982 in the collection published by the editions J’ai lu.
Greel is leading an archaeological expedition to discover a city in ruins before realizing that the man did not completely leave the place but took refuge underground. In a panic with a terrifying end, the archaeologists tend towards madness.
Dark: A creature living in the depths of the Earth goes on a scout. He discovers beings who seem to him to have supernatural powers. Understanding that they could be a contribution for his tribe, he will seek to contact them.
Here George R. R. Martin – Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels Audiobook we turn to the post-apo, with the harmful consequences of nuclear power on organisms: horrifying mutations, appearance of psychic powers. For a moment, one wonders if the action is well located on Earth. Then we find ourselves in a horrific news with an end that makes us fall into madness.
The Scout (Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels):
Archaeologists from the Moon return to Earth five centuries after a great catastrophe that made the surface of the planet radioactive, in order to study its underground remains and the hope of finding survivors.
We follow in parallel the archaeologists and a scout, for a most amazing encounter. An underground post-apo atmosphere that reminded me of the Fallout video game (for those who know).