This is the second part of the series The Way Beyond Tomorrow
and introduces the character of Leyla Hahn.
View the first episode here: [link]
Part 2 The Final Afterglow
The terrible arcs of destruction descended from the skies and laid waste to the centers of civilization in a shimmering and devastating blast of finality. The remnants and symbols of everlasting empires crumbled before the fire of the apocalypse and were blown away like the ashes and dust from a dying hearth. Only silence and the afterglow remained, painting the skies with blood red and crimson at twilight.
Captain Leyla Hahn stood by the edge of the remote base camp made up of a ragtag team of pilots, mercenaries and investigators from many countries. She was completely frozen with shock and disbelief, and her thoughts and expression were echoed throughout all who were present. The years that they have spent trying to uncover a mysterious plot all ended in catastrophic failure as all eyes were helplessly fixated on the glowing red horizon. It all happened so quickly, an unexpected moment of utter surprise and horror.
Life, humanity, and all things embraced with familiarity, had vanished and now simply exist as memories past. Tomorrow will be a very different day.
Continued in Part 3