“Unfortunately, it is in humanity’s strive for perfection that we find it’s most heinous atrocities.” - Dove
Imagine a perfect world. What would it take to get there? What would it take to maintain such perfection?
At the dawn of the third millennium Earth has become a utopian society, the population has been tamed to a sustainable amount. The bulk of the land and oceans have been returned to nature, leaving the human population in their content city states.
People are happy, incredibly happy. It does help that the government has sanctioned daily, mandatory consumption of the Drug Joi.
What happens to those immune to it, or those who dare question the administration? Or even dare to be something as simple as curious? They are shipped off world.
The story follows a young woman whose curiosity and dissonance led her into exile to an alien world filled with the undesirables of Earth.