Friday, March 30, 2012

(Recommended Reads) '99 Brief Scenes From The End Of The World' by theworldisgrim


A phone, ringing in the dark. Bllllllrrrrrrring.

The man sat up and reached for the nagging sound on the small table beside him, found the handset. He coughed a smoker's cough and said, "Yeah? Hello?".

The voice on the other end was quivering with contained excitement. It went on for some time, and the man listened to it raptly in the dark, not interrupting. Just ... absorbing. The enormity of it all. The enormity...

"I'll come right away. Right now." He didn't bother hanging up the phone, just tossed it aside into the blackness to his right as he slid out of the bed. His mind was awake and alert and surging like a stallion at the reins. His body prickled in gooseflesh.

This was it. This was what they had all been waiting for; none of them ever believing that it would ever happen within their careers or lifetimes, really, but always hoping and dreaming and planning for it. This was it, and nothing was ever going to be the same again...


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