Overnight, calls for inspections, smoke alarm installations and school presentations stopped as nature began playing a cruel game of tumbling towers with city skyscrapers and apartment blocks, using the increasing death toll as its score card.

Akeem Balogun

This week on Litro Lab podcast, we have a disturbing piece of flash fiction with dystopian hints. A terrible storm unleashes and it doesn’t seem to weaken with the pass of days and weeks. It becomes a disaster of biblical proportions that reminds of our current pandemic. There are many ways people can react to tragedy and uncertainty. But is it possible that some of them might even welcome it?

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