Frankie and Jules work in the mines of the Down Deep. As ambitious as they are efficient, they stand among their Silo’s hardest workers. That ambition leads them deeper into the mines than any before them, in search of a prize that will secure their futures once and for all. What they discover puts all that in jeopardy, revealing an unexpected truth in this short story of love and friendship set in Hugh Howey’s bestselling world of WOOL.
This story originally appeared in WOOL Gathering (A Charity Anthology).