Writing: Recycled prologue
Word Count: 83
Though the revolution had swept millions of people off the face of the earth, survivors of the battle acted as if the ordeal had not occurred at all. Identities of war heroes once celebrated were forgotten and towering cities became nothing more than expanses of grassland; families neglected to wonder why they lacked mothers, fathers, or entire generations of children.
For the few who had their memories- or, in their views, their sanity- intact, the world seemed just a tad emptier than usual.