RSS

Rain

27 Sep

*BOOM*

Earth shatters around, they scramble to the lair in their thousands

*BOOM*

Another explosion, the wounded flying in the air and crash in the pools

*BOOM, BOOM, BOOM*

The floor erupts around, they try to block the entrance before…

*WHOOOOSH, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM*

The waters rise and force their way through the ones left behind, twisting their bodies into fractured rags, mixing with dirt and dust, steam-rolling down the tunnel, splitting into others, catching those too small or ill to run away, breaking armour, tearing walls apart.

*Boom, boom, boom, boom, boom*

Quieter now as those left drag themselves to higher tunnels, waves crashing below. She is safe, the children are safe. The others will wash away, shallow graves in the hardening mud. A thousand lost, a thousand more survive to take their place.

*boom, boom, boom*

And they carry on.

Advertisements
 

Tags: , , , , ,

One response to “Rain

  1. Morning

    October 3, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    fun and beautiful.

    🙂

     

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: