In flagrante apocalypto.
The world is on the brink of ecological cataclysm set off by the Oil Spill of 2010 and exacerbated by the Sea Level Rise of 2070.
When the Defenders of Gaia set off dirty bombs in random cities, Char Meadowlark accepts an invitation to visit the Imperial Space Station until the terror subsides.
Mike, Char’s connection on the station, wants more than friendship, but Char is attracted to Jake, the pilot who transports her off planet in his shuttle, the Space Junque.
When orbit is invaded by desperate refugees, love may be an impossible luxury. The human race is finally about to destroy itself.