The Letters- Prologue and Chapter 1PrologueThe Letters- Prologue and Chapter 1 by ~sososweet
London: February 9th, 2050
We haven’t changed. The city is still the same as it was in 2013. It should have changed but it didn’t. They took everything. We didn’t think it would come to this but it did. We thought we were at peace with them but we weren’t. They came without warning, killing anyone who stood in their way. They burned what we had once called home, caring for nothing but power. No one came to our aid. No one came to save us. If we had known what would come afterwards, we would have obeyed our enemy. But we didn’t. Instead we resisted them. They took our books, our technology, our homes, our freedom… our lives. Our only hope were the letters. Yet that was even taken away. They stripped us of our dreams. Britain has collapsed into the destructive hands of China. All is lost. All hope is gone.
Four years later…
My heart pounded, beating faster with every breath. I waited in silence. My fingers were shaking. I clo