Trope Talk: Post Apocalypses

Trope Talk: Post Apocalypses

We've talked about saving the world. We've talked about how ending the world in-story is really hard. Well today let's talk about what happens when you DO end the world! Spoiler alert: it's generally not a good time.
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What's your favorite post-apocalypse story, and what's one thing you would keep from EVER appearing in a post-apocalypse again if you had the power?

EXAMPLES: World War Z, The Walking Dead (Telltale), The Walking Dead, The Last Of Us, Fallout 4, The Iron Giant, Mad Max: Fury Road, There Will Come Soft Rains (comic), The Matrix, Terminator, I Am Legend, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Independence Day, Berserk, A Quiet Place, Pacific Rim, Stand Still Stay Silent (webcomic, link:, Devilman Crybaby, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Laputa: Castle in the Sky, 28 Days Later, I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream (comic), The Animatrix, I Am Legend (alternate ending)


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