The Rain (A Post-Apocalyptic Story)
by Joseph Turkot
There are a lot of stories about how the rain started.
The thing that always comes to mind first isn’t the how though, it’s the how much. Russell still does the math too: 15, 5,400, and 8,550. 15 inches a day, 5,400 a year, and 8,550 feet since the start.
We have no idea if it’s accurate. But it’s important to think about it, he says, because it reminds us to keep moving.
There’s hardly any food left, and more and more people are resorting to eating the dead. Russell says we’ll never do it. But the face eaters have started following us…