In a not-so distant future, a group of scattered souls grapple with their place in the world, and soon discover that their time may be running short...

Content warning: Please note that the following work of fiction contains references to sex and violence.

2.1.1

The crowded auditorium was quiet; focused, fixated on the words that Vincent Parrish had composed for the occasion. Slightly left of center stage, the speaker’s presence was elevated by the soft spotlight that fell upon him. He purposefully allowed the silence to extend a few seconds past the people’s expectation. Then, he continued his speech.…