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Drabbles: But A Whimper/Games/I Do Believe In Fairies, I Do, I Do

English: Replacement for dice in Monopoly due ...
English: Replacement for dice in Monopoly due to rationing of World War II. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

But a Whimper

This was not what I expected from the end of the world. Where was the brimstone, the lake of fire, the many-headed beast? Instead all we got was the lights going out, one by one. And then, finally, the sun. It did not set one final time. It was just not there anymore, and we were in unspeakable darkness. But no one panicked. Everyone seemed to peacefully accept the fact that this was all there was. Whatever was coming next, it had to be better than the mess we’d made of things here. Not with a bang, but a whimper.  Continue reading