Submitted by CJ
The year is 2050, and all children are bought up in a government institution.
Create a story that takes place in this setting.
The Borgias were a wealthy family were living during the renaissance in the City of Florence Italy Pope Alexander VI used unscrupulous tactics to secure the Borgias position in Roman Society Alexander VI had four children with a woman Vannozza del Cattenei sons Cesare 1475 Giovanni 1474 Daughter Lucrezia 1840 Giofre in 1485 Alexander VI became Pope August 1492 the entire Borgia family had extremel...
I was nervously sweating, I realized. The scent of salt filling my nostrils as beads of sweat formed on my upper lip. “What?”
“You heard me,” My supervisor spat, rubbing his temple with annoyance as he handed me the hard drive.
As I squeezed it in my palm, avoiding to look at it, I kept my eyes on his perfected suit, the angular lines of his black jacket, the solid red tie, and the slickness of...
I understood hunger. I was immune to it but there was always some way I could put food on the table. Whether it was negotiating with people, begging sometimes even stealing. Yet here, there was no way out. No way for me to leave and haggle with some misunderstanding, elderly woman. No. I was stuck here and there was absolutely nothing I could do about it. Now without my family I didn’t have the we...
While Alice was in Catherine’s garden outside the mansion, she met another ladybug.
“Hi!” said the ladybug to Alice. “Hi! What’s your name?” asked Alice.
“My name is Louis.” says the ladybug. “So your a boy ladybug?” asked Alice. “Yes.” responded Louis....
Kim told me yesterday that adults used to ‘work’ here. Think the company was called Pear or some kind of fruit! Instead of sitting and playing computer games, they had to program; instead of food being delivered to their rooms, they had to walk to a cafeteria. They got to go home most weekends, we get to go to Mother East twice a year. Kim said people were happy ‘working’ in this building where we...
All children are stolen by the government at birth. Parents protest but it is in vain. No matter what the child is took from the family and not set free until eighteen years of age. Some mothers run away with their children, to keep them from being taken from them.
No one knows where they take the children or why. But the birth rate is declining because parents don’t see any point on having child...
Part One: The Arrival
The low, even drumbeat of the car jolts me awake, and I can’t begin to articulate the rush of emotions that strangle me. My body is encased with fatigue, and I’m interlaced with hunger.
It’s only been a matter of days since I’ve been swiped by government officials clad in black from my home in Moscow. I had been loaded onto a soiled ship along with other c...
The future, 2050 or beyond. Chronology no longer recorded as all children are brought up (cloned) in a government institution under the auspices of an insane AI known as Corona.
“Just put them on.” Tully rolled his eyes. Lydia was always wanting to see the end game. Environmentalists always did. Helped intercept issues before they occurred again; no need to kill off another planet after all.
The year is 2050. The world is a very different place than it was just a few decades ago. The population has exploded, and resources are scarce. In an effort to control the population, the government has instituted a new policy: all children must be raised in government institutions.
10-year-old Anya has lived in the institution her whole life. She doesn't know her parents, and she's never had a ...
My heart is slamming in my rib cage. You can’t leave! Stay! I think to myself.
Lights flash in my eyes as I dash down the hall.
School shooting. Of course. It never changes. It never really ends.
I can here the gunshots. I close my eyes, trying to forget why I’m running for my life.
I can’t find anywhere to hide. All the doors are shut. No one is speaking. The whole school is silent.
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