Flower: Guess whose car that is.
Me: I don’t know.
Flower: The man who used to live in the village
down the hill when he was a child.
Me: No village is down the hill but the sea.
Flower: The village is submerged under the sea.
Me: How did it happen?
Me: Arctic melt caused it?
Me: The rain that poured down for months must’ve been
Flower: Close enough. But do you know what caused the such
a rain storm?
Me: Climate change, of course.
Flower: Wrong. Aliens made the storm clouds from the ocean.
They will do that again until all the humans are drowned.
* This is based on my new book that will be out in March or
April 2018. Implausible, you might say, but after reading the
book, you might nod, saying: “It’s possible.”
(by Byung A. Fallgren. Photo by Collin Andrew Maag.)