Month: August 2011

The Hallway

The gray hallway seemed different than Ben remembered it. Had they changed it since last time or had it just been so long that his memory was playing tricks on him? It was hard to tell with the flashing light. He looked around awkwardly, trying to avoid eye contact with the others that had been forced out of their home units by the evacuation drill. Ben studied the others and quickly found that most were playing the same game of “avoid the others” that he had been, but they would not be allowed back in until every one of the 3,400 or so residents were confirmed as being out.

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