A New Earth – Prayer

continued from previous It was already way past sunset down at the beach, and the rocks were beginning to merge with the bushes into one big dark blob against the cold, white sand.  Aberash summoned the diverse group of Minimalists, Buddhists, Refugees, Earth Pagans and Techno-Hippies over the rocks and into the small lagoon that … Continue reading A New Earth – Prayer

A New Earth – The Orchestra

continued from previous John looked at Aspen and Olivia’s merged silhouettes interrupt the vastness of his wall mural.  It was a reminder that whatever humans do or say, however they act or feel, they will always be submerged within this ball of chaos: of waves, flames and debris that only the EoT itself can make … Continue reading A New Earth – The Orchestra

A New Earth – When Life Doesn’t Give You Peaches

continued from previous He heard a gentle knock, not sure whether it was coming from inside his daydream, or from the real world – until he sensed the familiar direction of the sound, recognizing the three quick, consecutive knocks.  He walked over to the door in no rush at all, opening it to see Aspen … Continue reading A New Earth – When Life Doesn’t Give You Peaches

A New Earth – Cursed

Continued from previous John’s eyes aimlessly circled up and down Olivia’s blog entry, desperately searching for the meaning that language cannot express. It was there, in the white emptiness between the words. It lurked in the shadows that formed behind each letter, every time John’s eyes momentarily lost focus. The text was being etched like … Continue reading A New Earth – Cursed

A New Earth – Discovery

continued from previous Olivia had decided to work from home today, having already picked up most of her personal belongings from the lab last night.  She knew that any minute now, a dreaded e-mail from the University might pop up in her inbox - either announcing her immediate dismissal or summoning her to an investigation … Continue reading A New Earth – Discovery

A New Earth – The Awakening

continued from previous David stood in the middle of the square, allowing himself to process the new landscape around him: anywhere he cast his eyes, it was chaos.  It was destruction.  It was a visual mess, a battle between green and brown - as if an angry Jackson Pollock had selected just two colors and … Continue reading A New Earth – The Awakening

A New Earth – The One

continued from previous The bioluminescent plankton had begun to approach the city.  It became visible at first as a thin bright line just below the horizon, in much the same way a full moon tends to spill itself across the sea. As it got closer however, it broadened into a deep turquoise-blue ribbon that began … Continue reading A New Earth – The One

A New Earth – Terraforming

continued from previous Jonathan began to cut speed as the boat entered the outer boundaries of the new mutant zone.  This was an area in the ocean he knew well by now.  But it had changed dramatically almost overnight.  The ocean was slowly but steadily glowing brighter and brighter against the fading sunset, as he … Continue reading A New Earth – Terraforming

A New Earth – The Circle

Continued from previoushttps://tsakraklides.com/2021/07/31/a-new-earth-to-all-new-arrivals/ Olivia looked at her notifications. Jonathan had just sent her a screenshot of a satellite image of the illuminated area of the Atlantic ocean, and a message: “on my way”. Over at the Minimalists’ corner, the ritual celebration had turned into a leadership meeting. Heading it was a woman in her early … Continue reading A New Earth – The Circle