Fifty Word Fantasy: Gentle Apocalypse

The storm came. Standing in the park, Mariah watched the city — from skyscrapers to pavement — crumble like sandcastles under a gentle shower. Accompanied by screams, civilization drained away while verdant hill and tree replaced sprawling metropolis.

Mariah didn’t flee. Open armed, she renounced modernity as Gaia’s rain dissolved her clothes.

 

 

Environment Sketch, by Martin Bergquist. Click here for more of the artist’s work!

Text is Copyright © 2018 by Jason H. Abbott, All Rights Reserved.

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