Traumatic Continuity


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BANG (1)
BANGBANGBANGBANGBANGBANGBANG (2)
a billion years
BANG (3)
One, they’re gone
Two, they’re gone
Three, they’re gone
Four, they’re gone
Five, they’re gone (4)
Six...
What did we do to deserve this?
Farewell! (5)
My God my God, why have You forsaken me? (6)
Release them
Take aim......FIRE
BANGBANGBANG
What did I do wrong?
He left us, he left us! (7)
We’re going to have to let you go.
Time of death...
I can’t do this anymore
You have until Monday to move your things.
This can’t be happening.
The children were screaming! (8)
I’m leaving you.
I’m sorry, we lost him
She’s gone
This isn’t real.
Not like this, not like this...DISCONNECT (9)
How could you do this to me?
Launch the warhead
Стрельба!
Fire!
Lance!
射!
गोली चलाना !
گولی مارنا!
לירות !
쏘다! (10)
Six, they’re gone
I can’t breathe.
I’m gone. (11)
They’re gone.
It’s getting cold. (12)
I’m gone.
It’s all gone.

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(1) The big bang.
(2) The heavy bombardment of Earth in its formation.
(3) Theia colliding with Earth.
(4) The five great extinctions.
(5) Eurydice’s last words to Orpheus as she fell into the underworld.
(6) Jesus’ words to his Father, “The Bible”
(7) Lex’ words to Grant in “Jurassic Park”
(8) Liza, when telling that the children were abducted in “Hook.”
(9) Switch’ last words in “The Matrix” before she is killed.
(10) The nine nations with nuclear capabilities giving the order to fire.
(11) Earth consumed by the Sun.
(12) Theorized entropy/heat death of the universe
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Dahlia Breiter · ago
I like the foot notes, i think it is cool! :)
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Keith Simmonds · ago
My support for this powerful piece that makes us think of some imminent apocalyptic end! Please consult your message box for more details.