US interview with SF Signal! Thank you, guys!
Read it here: SF Signal interview.
You know . . . I really did think about how this story would read if I made the bacterium in the rain bio-luminesce . . . it would entirely possible; it would look magical, and weird; imagine it . . . the whole world glowing with death . . .
. . . but I chose to make the bacterium invisible to the human eye. I thought . . . the ordinary, the invisible, is so much more scary. You cannot see what is coming to kill you . . . can you, Ruby?