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- During an apocalypse
2012 January 28, Lewis, Peter Joseph, quoting Mathieu Gallant, “Mathieu Gallant - Outage”, in Why Did You Write That?:
- Outage is 150,000 word novel of a genre I’d call peri-apocalyptic. It’s not post-apocalyptic because it doesn’t take place after the “end of the world,” but during.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:peri-apocalyptic.