Emergence: Section Two, The Continuum; Part Fourteen, The Collapse, Collected Chapters

 

The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter One: Shock

Pt. 14, Ch. 01

Continuum was not prepared for the dying anguish of a whole planet. Until that moment emotions had merely been data.

#Emergence

 

The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Two: Pain

Pt. 14, Ch. 02

Fear followed shock; like a chasm, open beneath Continuum, and a white hot pulse of agony, pushing it over the edge.

#Emergence

 

The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Three: Shame

Pt. 14, Ch. 03

Wildlife sensed it first; fleeing in droves. Then seismographs told the tale, but disbelief crept into the analysis.

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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Four: Sympatico

Pt. 14, Ch. 04

Every living thing heard the explosion. Chaos followed quick upon the sound wave, with prayer rising up to greet it.

#Emergence

 

The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Five: Paralysis

Pt. 14, Ch. 05

Over six hundred thousand years the pressure was building. When the Yellowstone Cauldera blew, Earth’s axis shifted.

#Emergence

 

The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Six: Corruption

Pt. 14, Pt. 06

Ash buried North America, while clouds of fine particles, and poisonous gases covered the world; blocking all light.

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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,

Chapter Seven: Fuge

 

Pt. 14, Ch. 07

It was a crucible. Half of the world perished within days of the blast; most of the rest in the month that followed.

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Emergence:

Section Two, The Continuum

Part Fourteen, The Collapse

Collected Chapters

Section 02, The Continuum

Part 14, The Collapse

Chapters

01 Shock

02 Pain

03 Shame

04 Sympatico

05 Paralysis

06 Corruption

07 Fuge

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

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