It’s been fifteen years since the clouds first disappeared. Not many people who witnessed that event are still around to talk about it. I was twelve.
It’s interesting how such a small thing like clouds could make such a large impact on the world. At first not much was different; you know, except for the news channels forecasting the end of the world. All the clouds, worldwide, disappeared; it must be the end of the world. Slowly, bigger changes took place. The days were hotter and the nights colder. Trees grew bigger, and men tireder. Troops in the hotter regions moved back home. Then, troops in other areas followed. Wars were postponed and slowly forgotten. Peace treaties emerged. We were adapting. We needed to expend less energy on the “trivial” and mo