The Virus that Killed Humanity
She closed her eyes as the images of what had followed soon after flashed in, one after the other. The deadly virus slowly swallowed not only her physical strength but also her internal cognizance. After an early futile scuffle, her body had simply surrendered to the resolute microbe as it wreaked havoc inside her system. It had felt like walking amidst chaos and confusion.
But now it was all gone.
I wrote this story for a prompt-based contest by the Asian Literary society. The prompt was to weave a story around ‘Frontline Heroes.’ This story was chosen as one of the winners. You can read the whole story here-