The following is an excerpt from the book, City of Ruin, by Naria Heft. [Originally published five years ago.]

Running water has become a privilege in Kurtow and hot water is an even more precious luxury. Portable water heaters, usually solar powered, are highly coveted—while some crafty residents have even rigged their own electric boilers.

GunRiot. Story by Midnight. Art by Kuraikabe1990.