The Hum of the Machine

She writes protest letters. He writes government propaganda. Two old friends reunite to tackle a dramatically changed natural environment, and the dystopian society that has grown up around it. Now in their 70s, they share adventure, romance and a candid repartee that only comes with life experience. However, their lives are inextricable from the omnipresent hum of the machine, a system which they create even as they try to transcend it.
Their story is touching, hopeful, funny and fresh.