Time for another Friday flash. I'm a few hours late this week, but couldn't miss this one. Hope you enjoy, and take a look at my friends' posts, here.
“Do you hear anything?” Eva whispered.
“No.” Ahman stared straight ahead, his bright blue eyes the only light inside the shelter.
Eva struggled up, pressing against him for leverage, her large belly throwing her off balance as smaller stones shifted beneath her.
“Eva, wait! We don’t know what’s out there?”
Taking a step towards the only exit, a man-sized hole blasted from their make-shift closure, she turned back. “You can wait here if you want. I need to see what’s left.”
Carefully stepping through the hole, she stared at the iconic symbol, laughing and crying at the sight of neon lights.
The epidemic brought the world to its knees, yet one important religious monument remained.