Age of Rust By Conrad Bair and Thaddeus Yeiser – Silver Dagger Book Tours. Genre: Dystopian War Fiction. Age of Rust is a tale of displaced youth, the struggle for life, and the peril of love in war-time. It is an ode to masculine vainglory and the valor in conflict as it bridges with the feminine witness of human corruption and loss of innocence. Read a Chat With Conrad and enter giveaway.