Sunday, October 26, 2008

Drabble: Terminal


“You’re telling me... we’re dead?”

“As far as I can figure out.”

“What makes you so sure?”

“Well, what’s the last you remember?”

“Well, the car accident... but that doesn’t necessarily mean–”

“On its own it wouldn’t. But I’ve been asking around, and it’s all the same story. Accidents, violence, sick-beds; there’s really only one realistic conclusion.”

“But a train station?”

“It appears so.”

“Well, no trains have come by since we got here. When do they arrive?”

“I wouldn’t be so anxious. The real question is, where will it take us, and do we want to get on?

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