A New York Times Notable Book of 2015Shortlisted for the Hugo, World Fantasy, Nebula, Kitschies, Audie and Locus AwardsThe inaugural Wired.com book club pickTHIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS . . . FOR THE LAST TIME.IT STARTS WITH THE GREAT RED RIFT across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun.IT STARTS WITH DEATH, with a murdered son and a missing daughter.IT STARTS WITH BETRAYAL, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester.This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.