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Ashes to ashes
Sarah Callinan

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“Ashes to ashes. Dust to dust. As much as they had all tried, there was no delaying the inevitable. The old world was gone. Humanity reduced to soulless rubble. The cataclysm was no more than a faint memory to him now, a ghostly entity tinged with fire and anguish. In dark nights like these he ached for it all to be over. But he lived for the girl. And so each day he took her by the hand and they walked along the highway in search of things that no longer existed …”