Welcome To Angel Falls
Date: 11/10/2017, Categories: Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Author: Liz, Source: LushStories
hands gripped the dusty blinds and after a deep breath, he unceremoniously threw them open. Through the grime-streaked glass, several hundred feet below, stretched out a metropolis of unimaginable proportions. Mega-structures and twelve-lane highways littered the vista for as far as the eye could see. The housing blocks towered towards the clouds like an endless forest of urban decay. Enormous, hulking masses of grey concrete blocks and corroding steel supports dominated the landscape all the way to the horizon. He felt dwarfed and humbled by the sheer magnitude of the sight before him; an overwhelming feeling of claustrophobic anxiety overcame him as he looked out into a new unfamiliar world. “I don’t believe this.” “Shocker, isn’t it?” the nurse said in an amused tone. “Listen, I don’t mean to rush you but I’ve got another two of you deep-freeze guys to thaw out today.” “What the hell happened to me?” asked David as he stared out of the large grubby window. “How did I die?” The nurse rolled her eyes and ran her finger over his file, “It says here that you were hit by a postal truck, whatever that is.” “Fuckin’ postal service,” spat David as he spun around. “Those bastards should slow down. He was driving way too fast, that guy.” “You remember what happened?” “Yeah, I…” The nurse watched as David’s face first scrunched up in concentration before his jaw clenched tight. “That no-good, two-timing piece of shit!” “What is it?” “That’s why I was crossing the road,” replied ...