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The city streets of Geneva were full of chaos. Not only did the drones threaten to melt and burn anything in their path, but small aliens from the mothership had landed to cause further destruction.
Back at the UN office, there was an uproar. Teams had called to every country in the world to send their aid. Humanity was finally taking back their home.
With his eyes closed, Ali was able to focus and take in the world around him. It was mesmerising to have all of the world’s beautiful coursing through his veins
Saleem wailed as he hid his face and sat outside the cave, “I don’t understand this. I don’t understand anything.
His body was charred. He no longer had any sensation in his limbs. His vision and hearing— they were both gone. But Ali’s mind was still working.
A sluggish groan escaped from the lips of blonde woman, Anna, who sat at the head of the boardroom table, “They’ve destroyed all of our major defense systems. Weapons, satellites
Hassan held out his cellphone and played the clip— it was exactly as he described. The destruction that Ali had witnessed was not only isolated in his hometown.
While the roads leaving the factory were deserted, the closer Ali drove to the center of town, the more he found chaos.
It felt like his greatest nightmare had come true. The peaceful life that he had always promised his family had been threatened.