The Kindling – A Flashpoint

Waterlooville5They came for the books on 20th January 2057.

The protest was muted, even from the librarians and teachers who’d been charged with crating them up.

It had been a cold winter, you see, the coldest since the fossil fuels had all been used up, and everything else had already been burned.

(Originally posted at Flashpoints, a National Flash-Fiction Day project.)

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