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Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

Alas, Babylon

By Pat Frank 

6 Dec, 2015

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You

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The sleepy little town of Fort Repose is only vaguely aware of events outside its borders. Given their druthers, certain members of the community — the Daughters of the Confederacy, the White Citizens Council — would prefer that they be even less aware of the outside world and its alarmingly modern ideas. The isolationists are going to get their wish, but not in a form they would have wanted.

Alas, Babylon”: that phrase in a telegram from his brother Mark, a SAC officer, warns Randy Bragg that the long cold war between East and West is about to become hot. 


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