Photo prompt © Douglas M MacIlroy
‘They are just a bunch of ill-trained fanatics. They dare not attack us for then we will inflict on them a crippling punishment.’
But these were empty words; people in power were only concerned with their political battles. They were corrupt and complacent.
No one was prepared for the attack. People in power responded by promptly indulging in blame games; everyone was left to fend for himself
He covered his head with the first thing available; it was a poor protection from the poisonous gas. He ran in search of the kids. He found them huddled under the cushions.
He was scared to touch them.
A post for FridayFictioneers on a picture prompt
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