Survival in the post apocalyptic world will mean the ability to adapt to the new reality. Sometimes that may include living underground for an extended period.
holds a simple lantern
in his right hand to provide him with enough light to find his way around the darkened levels of his new home. He also wears a small miner’s lamp in a band around his head.
His gas mask
provides him with some protection
from the toxic fumes
found in many sites in the rubble
And of course, he needs some protection
far less subtle than poisonous gases, including other survivors
who have no problem in robbing unwary survivors
of their meager goods. For that reason, he carries a military assault rifle
slung over his back.
I particularly like this miniature figure
because of the lantern. It adds a different ambiance to a post apocalyptic character
that reveals another aspect of life in the wastelands