A Midnight Clear: Chapter Eight - The FallChapter Eight - The FallA Midnight Clear: Chapter Eight - The Fall7 months ago in Settings More Like This
As the twins headed south, Marina was curled up in front of Jasper. Her head rested in the crook of his neck, and his body acted as a shield against the frigid. Even so, she felt all the icy air of winter. Her hands were rested firmly in her pockets. Marina felt the weathered piece of paper and clasped it. Memories of that terribly tight flashed before her eyes, and she sank into the depths of her own mind.
Marina could vividly remember standing on the hill overlooking the former capital of the Lost Empire. She could not remember the Empire’s name, but she remembered its greedy, lecherous citizens. She watched with fury and resentment as the robots that had overtaken the capital leave the city with the worst of the humans. Technology had taken over the Lost Empire, causing the humans to become brainless vegetables. They relied on robots and machines for every little thing. Marina despised looking into their blank, mindless eyes. The