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

When it comes to Kurtow’s roaming bands of scavengers, there are always strength in numbers. Reportedly, some of these groups may only consist of a few members, while others can have upwards of forty to fifty. It’s claimed that the larger “gangs” often have better weapons, vehicles, gear, and provisions—which are used to lure even more desperate individuals into their ranks.

GunRiot. Story by Midnight. Art by Kuraikabe1990.