The plague comes. Power becomes extinct. Empires crumple. The end is nigh. “Not yet,” she says, her fingers flying over the keys. “Not yet.”
I really like this. Sometimes ambiguity is a cope out but not here. The ambiguity is intriguing. There’s amble room for meaningful speculation. What IS she doing? Putting the finishing touches on a masterpiece? Trying to send a message containing the solution to the impending apocalypse to someone still in a position to do something? Or just a last chat line to a loved one? There is no definite answer.
Hi Heather! I really liked this. So much space for interpretation. I think your MC is an author, trying to keep ahead of her strong willed characters who are heck-bent on destroying their world.
I liked this. It made me wonder about her motivation. Why was she typing so quickly? Disaster? Or deadline? Only the author knows for sure.