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Old 06-21-2017, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Nick Pierce View Post
Looking back, some say it
was inevitable

The terror had shown it's hand
in so many places, each
less expected than the previous
(really, maternity wards -
retirement homes?)
that the general populace
went from numb
to inured

Gradually a new feeling of living
blossomed within the target group

The debate about what lay on the
other side of death's door lessened
then stopped

An attitude of appreciation for
each day, each other
had evolved from the
now known to be indefensible
viewpoints of pre 9/11 thought

Oh yes, the Israeli iteration
remained constant

All citizens attained arms
proficiency skills and
did their stint in the
civil service

But as the years went on and
the work opportunities for everyone
increased, aided by gratis
government training programs,
self styled recruits for
disruptive ideologies were
no longer incubating at
the former rates

And, as well equipped Eloi
mitigate marauding Morlocks,
I think to myself
"Huh, didn't see that coming"

Hey, Mr. Pierce, is this a good example of metafiction?

Why yes, Nick. Is that how you intended it?

For the moment, old P., for the moment.
Through the smoke and fog there comes a form ... shape shifting ... could this be the Future?
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