The end of the United Kingdom. Figuratively and literally. Beyond the cliffs, over the water, Europe and the rest of the world.
The court has spoken. Scotland has no say, the Scottish Parliament has no say, the Scottish people have no say. London will rule. There will be no self-determination.
It feels like democracy is dead, or at least dying, balanced on a cliff edge, waiting to be blown over the edge and tumbling into the darkness.
The argument will go on, the bonds of Union will strain further. At some point they will snap. And what then?
Written for Friday Fictioneers 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).
Apologies for a bit of a political departure this morning after the Supreme Court in London determined that Westminster has the right to block a Scottish Independence referendum, despite the elected Scottish government having a mandate from the people to hold one. Another blow for Democracy.
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