The new world

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The New World As the dust clears, a horrible landscape shows itself to anyone who is still alive to see it. World War III has ended only to leave in it's wake the bleak carnage and destruction of hundreds of nuclear weapons. The planet lay riddled with huge craters full of the remnants of our civilization. In all directions as far as the eye could see, huge piles of rubble and masonry mixed with the human dead. All around, nothing can be heard but the silence of an empty world. The crackling fires and collapsing buildings make the silence more ominous than the voice of Satan himself. Has the world finally come to total annihilation? Has all human life ceased to exist? How could something like this…Wait?! What is that? Could it be? Yes, out of the low floating dust cloud, through the smoke of the fires, over the wreckage of once busy cities, man lives! Around the world, survivors began to gather in small groups.

Just the sight of another live person was enough to give each one hope. By way of underground telecommunications, it was discovered that there were exactly one hundred survivors sparsely scattered throughout the world. Upon finding the few remaining aircraft and sea vessels, all one hundred survivors were able to gather at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was decided that life could not continue to exist on Earth. There were little to no natural resources left and all animal life had ceased to exist. While the survivors were trying to decide what to do, someone noticed twelve people who had not been there before. As the newcomers were being questioned, someone recognized them. They were people who had died years ago, famous people. Somehow, the surge of the nuclear war had brought these people back...