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From the end to the beginning PSC2017

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posted on Jul, 6 2017 @ 10:48 AM
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The day was slowly changing into night and the storm had become spectacular. With winds over the speed of two hundred and fifty miles it was indeed one for the memories. Nothing could withstand this kind of power, and sadly there was nothing else left in its way. The once beautiful planet was dead on the surface now, where green and blue used to be was reduced to a red mess, sand and some reminders of a small mountain, as far as the eye could see. There was no atmosphere anymore and all water disappeared. Humans, the ones who survived were forced to live underground with limited supplies and no natural sunshine over nineteen years. Their technology allowed them to contact each other via radios, and later the internet had been restored globally. They could still access the surface but only in protective gear.

They knew this will happen eventually. Mankind was warned by scientist for many times and world governments made sure these underground facilities were done in time all over the planet. Unfortunately they did miscalculate the date of the event by several years and because of that they didn’t have enough supplies for everyone, only for the selected few hundred thousand and only for roughly twenty years. Within those people were the best physicists, biologists, and with scientists from all the space agencies, they were working together shoulder to shoulder to get ready for the very last space rocket lunch from this planet.

Danny was one of them. He was a biologist and working on this project he was responsible for collecting and selecting the DNA of as many kind of flowers as he could. They had DNA stored for every living thing, but because of the limited load the rocket could carry, they needed to make selections about what stays and what goes. He was currently working on a beautiful flower, a Chrysanthemum quietly taking a sample. He already made his decision about adding this type of flower to the payload. His decision was based on personal memories as he remembered the times before the event.

He grew up on an island away from the busy life in the middle of nothing. Their house looked like a castle from hundreds of years ago, with its own tower that always had him fascinated as a kid. The two hectare of greens front of the castle was his playground in the summer and the huge house and tower, with its many magical rooms, in the winter. His father was a famous chemist, old school who worked at home and out of his old cabinet where he kept all the chemicals and ingredients. He watched his father many times working in silence creating something new, something very expensive only the richest could afford.

His love for Chrysanthemum came from his Mom. She had a huge garden in the back, growing and nursing all kind of flowers. It was his Mom’s favourite so it became his as well. He was smiling as he thought of these memories even though he knew he will die soon with the rest of mankind. Everyone knew that. But as a miracle everybody got together for one last task. To lunch this rocket they called “HOPE”, towards the closest planet with all the different DNAs they could fit in it and hope that it will land perfectly and evolution would do the rest. Hopefully once again humankind will rise. That planet next to his was ready for life now with breathable air, fresh and salty water; still a bit hot but definitely ready to evolve.

He smiled again but this time it was a bittersweet one. He loved his planet loved his life on it even though it was dead now. Life on Mars just ended nineteen years ago and Life on Earth was about to begin.

edit on 6-7-2017 by szino9 because: spelling

edit on 6-7-2017 by szino9 because: (no reason given)




posted on Jul, 6 2017 @ 11:34 AM
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The End



posted on Jul, 6 2017 @ 11:41 AM
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Nicely done szino!
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posted on Jul, 6 2017 @ 03:53 PM
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a reply to: szino9

Beaut mate,






posted on Jul, 6 2017 @ 04:43 PM
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very nice . . . beginnings and ends.



posted on Jul, 7 2017 @ 05:19 AM
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Thank you guys



posted on Jul, 14 2017 @ 12:03 PM
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Very well done!



posted on Jul, 21 2017 @ 05:44 AM
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a reply to: Night Star

Thank you Night Star



posted on Jul, 23 2017 @ 04:27 AM
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a reply to: szino9
Nicely done and entertaining, made me think of all sorts of things and how the world is changing. It would make for a good longer version as well.





posted on Jul, 24 2017 @ 05:31 AM
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a reply to: TNMockingbird

Thank you TNM, care to write a longer one together?
Although the twist in the end is out already.



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