Marcus Watson: A Short Story

Words: 645
Pages: 3

The world is collapsing the population is over ten billion living people life is claustrophobic and dirty, everything has this putrid sour smell that won't come off and makes people throw up on the spot. There isn’t enough food left to last us three years, and a lot is being devoured by insects.

We need to find a solution, Williams thought frantically. His head hurt and he was in a slump on his desk with about 50 others in the same kind of condition around him except for one, Marcus Watson.

Marcus Watson was an optimistic man, well he was more like a boy quite short and slightly immature at times. He was the only one smiling although that was probably high on marshmallows not literally but not far from it. He loved marshmallows he had ordered