Apocalypse Tonight

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New Year’s Eve, A Knee-binding Tight Dress, High Heels, Two Martinis, A Bookcase, and The End of the World

Or

What Happened to My Face

A SHORT STORY

“Tomorrow is 01/01/01, the start of the True Millennium. Last year I paid attention to the warnings and I prepared for the promised Y2K collapse by stocking up on canned goods, water, gasoline, and cash. I even bought a generator, just in case the predictions panned out and our modern civilization really did come all undone the way the newspapers kept saying that it might. That didn’t happen, of course, and although my family was happy to point this fact out to me in the days following, when I was serving up yet another meal with a side dish of canned corn, still I can’t help but think that had it turned out otherwise they would have been grateful for my foresight. This year the promise is of a more abstract disaster. Some have said that tonight might be The End, and I don’t know how to prepare for that, which turns out to be an unexpected relief…”

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