A story written with no plan or script through nano-chapters using the prompts from #vss365 #AmWriting #SunScribbles #SunWIP #SciFi #Satsplat #BadWordSat
#Swim steady and firm”, 15 yr old David told the others. They had been prepared. Their go-bags had the clothes approved by Deplorables and they had a small list of safe-houses in the mainland. All the adults in the island died do make their escape possible. #vss365 #AmWriting
In the mainland, it was safer to marry the kids to each other. They would live with their assigned parents according to the fake identity genealogy. What used to be known as the #cycle of abuse had been normalized. They had to blend in and hide in plain sight. #vss365 #AmWriting
Maria was terrified. Her new father explained: “This is a #shelter for survival. We will #resist until we can come up with a plan for #freedom. And no, not all black people were killed, but the less you know, the better”. #SunScribbles #SunWIP #AmWriting
They had the #bare minimum from civilized life. In a hidden chamber behind a false wall there was a computer in web isolation. Thousands of forbidden books and documents were stored there. #vss365 #AmWriting
“Where did the Deplorables come from?” “We don’t know for sure. Very long ago, when they were not in power, there was a fight and a librarian called Harriet or Hilary Clemments” “I think it was Clinton” “Yes, Clinton. She called them Deplorables”. #SciFi #AmWriting #flashfiction
“But why do they call themselves Deplorables? Isn’t deplorable something bad?” “They are bad and proud of it.” Henry called the kids to the computer. “This is a #bear. They are extinct now because the Deplorables hunted them down.” #vss365 #AmWriting
Steve had a #beard, as most men in the mainland did. He taught K-12 content to the safehouse’s kids. Although the heat had reached over 100F at least half of the year, they wore long sleeves shirts and the Climaid thermic suit to go out. #vss365 #AmWriting
The children from the island knew that the mainland was dangerous, but it was worse. When the deplorables were out in celebration, all the #Resistance stayed inside, quiet. They were hypervigilant and focused – never #bored like children should be. #vss365 #AmWriting
The central #plank of the Deplorables’ strategy had been to suppress history and science teaching, substituting them for biblical studies. A small number of screened talents had access to information and were responsible to keeping the lights on, so to speak. #vss365 #AmWriting
Catastrophic global warming made many areas so #hot that they were unfit for human life. The #oceans had risen and several coastal cities were submerged. The children learned about that in the secret digital libraries in each safehouse. #scififri #AmWriting
By October, a cooler #breeze blew from the East. That is when they performed the fake weddings between the kids escaped from #Resistance bunkers or islands. #vss365 #AmWriting
“Barbara, from now on you have to identify yourself to any outsider as Mrs. Green. Bobby, only you speak. You two, memorize the protocol”. The two kids nodded. They had been some of the few survivors of the last #Resistance community. #SciFi #AmWriting
With a slight #bob of her head, old Dolores indicated the door. The kids and one adult of the fake East Side Born in Christ Church should register the marriage. The #deplorables approved of fundamentalist communities and they took advantage of that, hiding in plain sight. #vss365
The #hurlyburly of an altercation between #deplorables attracted the kids’ attention. Edmond told them not to look. Deplorables engaged in brawls for no reason. They considered it a display of masculinity. The kids didn’t understand - the mainland was scary. #vss365 #AmWriting
Patrick had been reading History in the hidden digital library of the safe-house. “It seems #Impossible to change things back to how they were…” “See, that’s why I gave you a guideline. If you look at the recent past, yes, it looks so. But it is not.” #vss365 #AmWriting
“Use history and the other sciences as the framework to make sense of the data you collect with your senses. If you can’t see it, hear it. If you can’t hear, use your #nose. Modern #Deplorables smell different because of their food and the drugs they use”. #vss365 #AmWriting
All the cemeteries of old were desecrated, statues were defaced, sculptures broken down. Some pictures were kept at the secret digital libraries. One #headstone read: “Forever regret not taking them down in Houston” #vss365 #AmWriting
The safe house had #cheese they got from an Amish community a couple of hours away. The #deplorables didn’t mess with them. They allowed survivalists and incest practicing communities as well. The #Resistance survived pretending to be a fundamentalist church. #vss365 #AmWriting
They got word that another safe house had been busted. Survivors escaped to the ghost town. The rescue team had almost given up when a #flash from a thunderbolt illuminated 4 children cuddled under a broken table. #vss365 #AmWriting
One of the kids had the hard drive. They would be separated in two safe houses. “Sometimes I think I’m #done and it is time for the cyanide capsule. I was born under #deplorable rule and nothing suggests the kingdom of horror will end”, said the young historian. #vss365
“I think I have an idea. Since there is #noescape and our inter-house communication is flawed, let’s use pigeons. It’s impossible to eliminate them – the #deplorables tried – and they are #BadPets. I know how to do it. #Satsplat #BadWordSat #vss365 #AmWriting
Jacob built the bird cage for the birds he needed to capture. He patiently cleaned them, fed them and waited for them to breed. When the first home-born pigeons started moving in the nests, the children were fascinated. #Laughter: something so rare now. #POVPrompt
“Don’t put your #finger there: the adults will peck you”, said Jacob. “Can we play with them when they are bigger?” “Better not, sweetheart. You know why they are here, right?” #vss365 #AmWriting.
The man arrived at night, #exhausted, starved and bleeding. “I am Horace, from the 9th Church of the Risen Christ. ID 93407. I had to #flush the chip with our house’s information”. #vss365 #AmWriting #BookishTues
“I need shelter, but I will leave tomorrow. I am not sure, but someone might have seen me. I couldn’t get rid of the #blade I used to kill the deplorables who raped our director. Unfortunately, the director is also dead” #TuesLine #AmWriting
Jacob now had adult pigeons to be taken to the nearby houses. Each safe house had limited knowledge of the ones to contact in emergencies. The emergency safe houses knew the specs of the ones they served, but not their location. Organizing an #army was near impossible. #vss365
The #property always belonged to the director, who owned fake identity. Many times, that is how the houses were cracked: #corruption from someone in the chain of ID forgery. #ThruLineThurs #wordworlds
They couldn’t have internet because even the safest communication could be hacked and because they needed to keep the cover of fundamentalist, anti-technology communities. But now there was #hope. #Thurds #AmWriting
Unlike the #deplorables on public places, there were no #perky kids in the houses. The had the pigeons to watch now and they had a vague idea that they could make them less afraid. #vss365 #AmWriting
Horace had taken two couples to wherever he went, which needed to be undisclosed. Two houses would be soon in touch both ways. #ShareWrit #SlapDashSat
Maurice had been studying possible strategies to defeat the #deplorables. They did rule the world, but the world was much smaller since the Asian was, where parts of the planet were destroyed. #ShareWrit #SlapDashSat
The most important thing was to identify their weakest points. Those were information and intelligence. For generations, #deplorables had kept their children uneducated and stunted their cognitive development. The #Resistance had to build an information #trap. #SunScribbles
They would contaminate their digital network with viruses and spread a well crafted story about treason among them. They were #eager to start, but until the project was airtight, they would have to wait. And then, not #hesitate, even though some would die. #MuseMon #MoodMon
Sending word to the other #safe houses was a dangerous operation until adult pigeons were housed at each one. But Maurice had to deliberate with at least three directors before starting. #WippetWednesday #AmWriting
The #time was not ripe yet, but they felt #excited as the young hackers worked non-stop on code in the air-gapped computers. #WFWed #WackyWed
The smaller children climbed down the hidden #stair that led to the library to call the hackers for meals or to just watch them in silence. When they did that, they were sent away to the study room. #vss365 #AmWriting
There was still a #capital in what used to be the United States of America, now re-named the Confederate States of America. Since the bombing of DC, the few central organisms were transferred to Philadelphia. #vss365 #AmWriting #ShareWrit
Complete #power decentralization had halted the development of information technology. It was basically what it was when they decimated the #Resistance, now a scattered clandestine network of safe houses. #SciFanSat
The codes would have to be manually inserted in what was now called the Communications Department, in Philadelphia. They would probably be caught, so they needed cyanide capsules. #ShareWrit #SciFiSat
With the accelerated #GlobalWarming, parts of the #Amazon were again desertic. Behind the highest #dune, where it used to be Belem, was the hidden entrance to the main hub. #vss365 #AmWriting
Most #deplorables had grown up in a world where there were no parameters for what was a civilized #human. Fed with believable false information, they would react with extreme violence against each other. #vss365 #AmWriting
They had to study carefully real hacked communication to produce credible conspiracy content. The first would be to leak a new genetic ancestry test devised by the West Aryan Militia to purify the #superior race. #Thurstale #AmWriting
Using the #internet was such a high risk that it had been done just a couple of times during the almost 100 years of #deplorable rule. This time it would be big and they were ready. #vss365 #AmWriting
There was no way the #deplorable’s security would fail to #observe irregular activity in their network in the Communications Department. One of the hackers had to bite the cyanide pill before concluding his work, but the other succeeded. #vss365 #AmWriting
Both were careful to kill themselves away from the computers. There was no way out of the building and they would never be #released. #SunWIP
Through the virus, #resisters would be able to insert timed information bombs. The objective was not only to damage the #deplorables frail unity, but to corrode the base’s trust. Without trust, they won’t #obey. #vss365 #AmWriting
Mistrust is a #parasite of the mind: once lost, trust cannot be regained. #murdermonday #AmWriting
Would they ever #free anyone from the #deplorable world? #Doubtful. But the fabric of their society would be shattered forever. #lovelines #moodmon #AmWriting

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