The Colcoa Tailings is a post apocalyptic sci-fi story about a family trying to survive in a world with nothing left. An alien race known as the Colcoa have come to earth, killed most of the inhabitants of the planet and mined it of all it’s natural resources. Joe and his family are trying to eek out a living on the tailings, the worthless dirt left behind after a mining operation. Willa learns nothing is as it seems in this barren wasteland of bedrock and oppressive heat. Her family, her town, and even the Colcoa themselves are all in question as she discovers who she is and what is wrong with her world.