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The Difference Between Apocalypse and Post-Apocalypse Fiction



A catastrophic future, the end of the planet, tyrannical regimes. Writers and authors have envisioned and recreated the future of humanity for decades, but recently, it seems that narratives on the subject have multiplied.


In this blog, we look at two different words that are frequently used interchangeably but are different (subtle differences).


Apocalyptic Fiction


It is a subgenre of speculative fiction dealing with the apocalyptic destruction of human civilization. It occurs before and during a major global catastrophe, usually a climatic or pandemic natural calamity on an unprecedented scale or a nuclear holocaust.


Typically, this apocalypse is portrayed as the result of a potent