Little Mink has listened to his ancestors tell stories in the sky world about deep forests and bubbling rivers in the physical world he never got to experience. Their stories made him yearn for ones of his own. He returns to the physical world, starting in Tkaronto.
Delivering a not guilty verdict at the end of a trial for the disturbing murder of a child, Matthew Rice’s life begins to unravel. As he searches for his place in a world that has changed in ways he doesn’t understand, he goes into survivalist mode and tries to sit out whatever cataclysmic event awaits the world.
After being mistaken for the lead actor on the set of a Hollywood film, Chris assumes the identity of the actor and disconnects from his real life. Falling deeply into his newfound identity, he must grapple with his role as an imposter and whether he should extricate himself from reinvention.
Under their father’s watchful eye, the Trouper quintuplets were raised to be the best actors of their generation, only to rebel during a performance on their 18th birthday and go their separate ways. Twenty years later, the siblings reunite for the reading of their father’s will and one last performance.
When Andy's lover—his wife's best friend—goes missing on a kayaking trip, he steals a memory card with evidence to keep his secret from being exposed. The memory card is then stolen from him, and in his attempts to recover it he is led further than ever from his wife, testing the breaking point of their marriage.
A thoughtful account of how we can save democracies from the despots and populists who provide the easy answers to complicated situations, dumbing political discourse down to sandbox antics.