It has been twenty years since the outbreak started. Worldwide, roughly ninety five percent of the population has been wiped out from the virus leaving the remaining five percent to struggle for survival. You grew up in a small town off the west coast known as New Haven. While it is small, it is a self sustaining community of over a hundred people working tirelessly to keep it maintained and safe from the infected outside their walls. Of course the town couldn’t provide everything indefinitely for their occupants, several problems arose…
Sebastion, the founder and leader of the small town had stepped onto the platform in the middle of the city straightening his tie and getting himself composed as he read from a list he retrieved from his pocket.
“Our drinking water is starting to become contaminated, we will be rationing boiled water effective immediately. Also medicine, no doubt in my mind at least a couple of our dear residents have come down with cholera. We will need medicine and resources to be able to make our own in the future, so books on the subject will be invaluable.”
He put away the list and directed his attention to the crowd.
“We have very few people that know how to handle a weapon; unfortunately, those people need to be here to protect the town. I will be randomly selecting people to go on this mission. If your name is called, that means you’re in it until the job is complete. I’m sorry.”
The people in the town look amongst each other and whisper about their feelings of the possibility of having to go out there and the horrors that await them on the other side. Sebastion began to call out names.
“The first person is…”
Hosted and narrated by:
Azriel Graham (XxZEExX)
Scenes played: 2
License: Community License