Escape.

ships

© Fatima Fakier Deria

 

The scene: chaos.

Every boat that could float was in the marina. People fleeing in hoards.

Why?

A coup-de-tet flipped the government. Already, people watched their liberties dwindling slowly under the pressure. It was an atmosphere of fear and paranoia, and people running scared.

Then, it happened. The big ‘It’.

Suddenly, the airports were closed.

The trains were locked down at their rail yards.

Fuel was rationed only to the few rich executives of major industry.

The only means of escape, the waterways. If you were lucky enough to get to a marina before the ships were gone, that is…

WC: 100

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