Marcos Tejo’s job is to slaughter humans. Only no-one calls them that - not since the ‘Transition’.
When animals became infected with a virus lethal to humans, they had to be rounded up and killed. Faced with unrest, hunger and an insatiable demand for meat, governments around the world legalized industrial human meat production.
Surrounded by bland euphemisms and routine violence, Marcos simply tries to get on with his job. But when the head of a breeding centre ‘gifts’ him a woman bred for slaughter, the anguished feelings he has been holding at bay threaten to explode the tightly controlled structure of his life.
- Cat. No.