Legacy

      Don Hayward
Legacy

Legacy is based on a scenario in my major novel, After the Last Day. It is the story of the people who were left to guard nuclear waste buried in an abandoned mine near Sudbury Ontario. One thousand years later, when the knowledge of the purpose of the mine has been lost and the containment is failing, one person discovers the danger and vainly tries to warn his fellow villagers.Legacy is based on a scenario in my major novel, After the Last Day. If you enjoy this story you may want to read the novel which is available both as an e-book and paperback. Links to purchase the novel can be found at the end of the story. In the novel, some years after a global economic disaster, the struggling community in southern Ontario was faced with the imminent failure of all safety systems at the nuclear generating stations. A safe disposal of the nuclear material had to be found, and the community chose the “McNeil Mine” near Sudbury Ontario as the place to bury the danger. Legacy is the story of the people in charge of the site one thousand years after the nuclear waste was sealed inside the mine.
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