The story involves a black African (despotic?) civilisation postdating the demise of the west becoming aware of a semi-mythical caucasian who as a remnant of the extinguished western civilization must be eliminated as he is perceived to be a threat to African society. I recall the end vividly - he is captured with his paramour, he is about to be sealed into a glass lidded tomb-like coffin structure and he kills his woman and then rips out "gobbets" of her liver, kidney and heart and them down sickening his captors. His intention is to go into suspended animation with the high protein organs sustaining him until he can be rescued by his army of western remmants and lead them to victory over the Africans.

  • When would that have been published, roughly? And is that a book, a short story...? – Jenayah Feb 14 at 2:53
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    Also, I hope he ate the liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti? – Jenayah Feb 14 at 2:55
  • Short story from late 20th C by a well known contemporaneous SF author who I cannot recall. The story concerned a black African civilization postdating demise of western civilization - the mythical white man intends to destroy the African civilization. On his capture he kills his woman (snaps her neck) and tears her liver, heart and kidneys out of her body and eats them, pending arrival of his caucasian army. He will enter a state of suspended animation until their arrival - the organs are high calorie and nutrition and will sustain him until that time. No fava beans... – thang Feb 14 at 3:11
  • Alright; please edit that into the question so that all the info is gathered in one place, rather than scattered in the comments :) – Jenayah Feb 14 at 3:12
  • Done. Political correctness be damned. – thang Feb 14 at 3:39

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