Clouds moved over the city, bringing the noxious gases that would change the inhabitants’ lives. They slowly extinguished the light and the carefree days of the past. They would remain for weeks, smothering hope and snuffing out the breath of many. Survivors would burrow underground, taking over the sewers and subway stations. Their lives would evolve, adapting to the remains of a once powerful city. The remaining few would grow strong and discover the cause of the life-changing catastrophe. Planning and plotting would begin, long after the instigators had forgotten them. But they would not forget. Revenge would be sweet! (100 words)
What would be their revenge?
© Colline Kook-Chun, 2016
(This post was inspired by Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle. The challenge asks for bloggers to write a story in 100 words or less in response to the photo prompt.)