“OK, someone really needs to explain to me what the fuck just happened, because quite frankly: no idea.”
The ground had stopped shaking and the rumbles were no longer. The silence of the aftermath seemed deafning. The sky was clear and the sun was shining. Where were all the birds?. It seemed obvious that something had happened. Something huge had happened but the scene was so calm. So warm.
“So, let me get this straight. You’re telling me that you unsuspectingly just survived a 20 million mega-tonne nuclear blast, and you didn’t even notice?”
“It’s not my fault. I was looking at the clouds.”
“There are no clouds”.
“Yeah, they’ve gone now”.