Hive: The Coronation chronicles the evenings of two groups, friends, though several miles apart. through the unspooling and deterioration of the evening, they are brought together.
The story illustrates how people cope with things not going according to plan, irritating unplanned occurrences. And then, how they must react when an event occurs that absolutely no one is prepared for. The story imagines how people act when the world throws them a massive surprise left hook.