This is inspired by a writing prompt found on Reddit, here.
” For centuries you’ve reaped humans when their time was up, never paying attention to their advancements in tech and healthcare, then one day every single hourglass just stops. “
I looked about, my eyes blinking in disbelief. I stood right near the Space Needle, looking around, and the sands had stopped for everyone. I held my ticket in my hand– I was intent on going up the Space Needle, but I looked around in disbelief.
“You’ve done it, my child,” the woman’s voice spoke. Goosebumps had risen over my skin, it had been ages.