Night smothered the land, plunging it in a thick darkness. On the far horizon, storm clouds loomed. Occasionally, white hot lightning arched through the clouds, branching out to claim as much cloud as they could. The menacing army of clouds and lightning advanced slowly but surely, devouring the land. Soon, they’d reach the crater made by an ancient comet strike.
At one time, the sides rose steeply amidst the flat expanse. Worn down over years of weather and erosion, the steep sides had become gently rolling hills, dotted with pine trees. Rolling Hills, named from the surrounding barriers and positioned in the center of the crater, was the only city within the crater. Surrounded by tall stone walls, an oddity in the advanced world of Kelusia, Rolling Hills provided refuge for the humans around in case the predators around became too hungry.
A major coal mining city, another oddity in a mainly solar powered wo