Stories tagged “plague”

  • Told You So

    I was smugly confident, for I had science on my side. Armageddon? 2012? Nonsense! It was just another page in the Mayan calendar. Just one more fantasy from the snake-oil peddlers out for a fast buck. Then they saw the meteor coming. It would be bad, b...

    • Author: Fuddster
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Silent City

    I wandered pointlessly through the empty streets, shocked by just how deathly quiet everything was. After The Plague had been released in the War, nearly everybody on the whole planet died. In fact I have yet to meet another survivor. The empty buildin...

  • Lead the Way

    The Captain put his head in his hands and leaned against the sand-table for support, anxiety wracking his thin frame. Privates standing guard shifted nervously from foot to foot, not knowing how to react to this unusual show of emotion. “ThatR...

  • Inevitable...pt.1

    His only thoughts were of home. He’d been gone 5 months, 3 weeks, 2 days. There was no way of knowing the time anymore. They were all distant memories. The plague, the panic, the lies, basically worst parts of the Bible come to life. If God wa...

    • Author: lindsay22
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Wandering

    Despite everything that had gone wrong, everyone who had died, everything that had been lost, the human spirit lives on. People adapt. That was his job now, to adapt. To keep these people alive. The few tools he had acquired in the last months had don...

    • Author: lindsay22
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Recalled to Earth

    “Captain, we’ve entered synchronous orbit above the Ivory Coast.” The captain, facing away from the helmsman and myself, grasped his hands behind his back. His attention appeared to be focused on the viewport in front of him, but I co...

    • Author: Empty J
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • The Map Maker

    He circled around them, his MULE closely behind. He had put away his standard rifle. Carried his Barret. The situation now called for extreme measures. Observe and act. It wasn’t exactly part of the job, but it would done. Carlos had been a banke...

    • Author: lindsay22
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • The Plague

    Quickly, Sid led Tommy down the stairwell, through the front door, melding into the crowds at the fringes of the riot. Sid’s dilapidated apartment complex was located in Quadrant 4, known locally as Q4, within walking distance of the fenceline be...

    • Author: ipe
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Runner Among Plagues

    The Bots skidded to a stop at the end of the Bridge of Clouds, disgust written all over their metallic faces as they looked on at the gray and black mess spread across the valley that was the last standing human colony. The woman stopped running as she...

  • Not if you were the last...

    When the apocalypse came to wipe out humanity, it was not a zombie apocalypse, much to the disappointment of nerds everywhere. Nope, just a plain old plague that came back with the Martian probe which wiped out most of Earth’s population. As luck...