Apocalyptic is from the word apocalypse, referring to the end of the world.

Apocalyptic fiction focuses on the end of civilization either through nuclear war, plague, or other global catastrophic risk.

Apocalyptic literature is a genre of religious writing centered on visions of the end of time.

Many apocalyptic stories focus on stories that are on the brink of the end of the world of the civilization. Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. Also called 'Holocaust'

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Moon of the Crusted Snow
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Woman World
Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1)
Sea of Rust
The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3)
Wolves (Hell Divers, #4)
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2)
The Last Town (Wayward Pines, #3)
End of Days (Penryn & the End of Days, #3)
Reaper's Run (Plague Wars, #1)
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere #1)
Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World, #1)
Wayward (Wayward Pines, #2)
Danger's Halo (Holly Danger #1)
The Road
The Stand
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Station Eleven
The Passage (The Passage, #1)
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1)
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1)
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
The Girl With All the Gifts (The Girl With All the Gifts #1)
The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, #1)
Alas, Babylon

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How can we be alive and not wonder about the stories we knit together this place we call the world? Without stories our universe is merely rocks and clouds and lava and blackness. It's a village scraped raw by warm waters leaving not a trace of what existed before.
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Justin Cronin
How stark everything became, at the end, all the wishes for one's children distilled by the world's swift cruelty into the desperate hope that death would take them fast.
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