It rained darkness and silence.
The streets were all but deserted, the lamps shut off, gone, lost forever. Light was nonexistent. In a world like this, light was synonymous with misery, something that belonged to the old world.
Life. Meaningless. Hope. Cut short. Memories. Untrusted, unworthy. Love. Banished. Happiness. Burned to a crisp.
All that was left was the bane of humankind.
Darkness and silence.
“It doesn't matter. Shut up.”
“Go away. You're pathetic.”
Ruins. Wrecks. The remains of something that used to be whole and new. Used to be.
There was nothing worth saving. Nothing trying for. Thinking for, even. Selfishness had taken over. Every individual wants to survive. Keep on living. But there was nothing worth living for, either. Only the status of being alive.
“Can you help me?”
“Child, there's nothing I can help you with.”
“I'm all alone.”
“We all are. But it d