Tuesday, January 4, 2011

100 Words: Quiet Desperation

The end of the world came suddenly. It was not a surprise, but it was still… kind of sudden. Not that the war hadn’t been long, or that the alien invaders hadn’t been powerful. It wasn’t that their weapons hadn’t been devastating or that their tactics hadn’t been fierce. It was just… the end of the world. THE END. It ended, and then there wasn’t any more. There’d been a day before the day, and the day, and then there’d not been a day after the day the world ended. And that was difficult for most of us to bear.

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