Who would have thought it? Montreal was the answer to human salvation.
Due to its specific geographic location, prevailing winds and ocean currents and distance from any of the active fault lines, Montreal was the one place where the air was still breathable, the climate was habitable and the landscape stable.
Peering through the curtains I thought about the journey we had survived to get here.
The Canadians had been welcoming, despite the overcrowding. Every house was packed with refugees.
There would be questions in the future about sustainability, food and water, law and order.
For now, the sun rose over Montreal.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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