The Beginning of the End
The government never told us of their plans. The day it happened was just like any other day before it. Hell, someone could have said that today was the most ordinary day we’ve had this year. Little did we know that today was about to become extraordinary.
I was walking home from work, taking the usual route. It was a beautiful day, and I was quietly admiring the flowers, when suddenly the ground shook beneath my feet. I tripped, but instead of yielding to gravity, I began to float.
I looked around to see if anyone was experiencing what I was, but no one seemed to be subjected to the sudden loss of gravity. They didn’t even notice as I drifted to new horizons.
As I entered the atmosphere, I noticed more and more people floating along side me. We were all going to the same place, but where? I tried, feebly, to communicate with the others, but to no avail.
I panicked, as I swam through the air, trying to regain human contact.
I came across a woman, her frail body delica