• the_novel_idealist

3 July 2020 - 15 Minute Fiction Friday

The two of them clutched the edges of their two by two windows and stared silently, as the asteroids began their assault.

Billions of lives facing an apocalyptic demise, and they were the final two left, drifting away from a destruction they knew had been preventable, if they had just listened.

Kai’s hand moved towards hers, and they continued to watch agonisingly as the oceans tore apart, allowing the planet’s core to consume it.

No engine; no control systems. They may have survived the cataclysm, but for how much longer, only that strange black hole ahead of them could answer.