Tag "The Desolate Utopia"

Sci-Fi: Pakistan, The Desolate Utopia – Episode 3

Continued from Episode 2 ___________________________________________________ It was sweltering hot inside. The suffocating environment broke his slumber. The mosque and everything around him was molten, like melted steel. The outside was bright red and he noticed he was standing on what appeared to be a floor of coal. *boom* Once again, he woke up gasping. “I can’t even dream of a better place than this”. For a moment, he thought his

Sci-Fi: Pakistan, The Desolate Utopia – Episode 2

Continued from Episode 1 ___________________________________________________ What used to be Saddar Market was now a compound filled with broken tiles, shattered glass and poisonous weeds. He noticed sand dunes just a few metres ahead; all he could see on the horizon was the vast expanse of desert. And then, as if caught by surprise, he trembled. “What was that!” he thought to himself. His heart was beating faster and faster. He

Sci-Fi: Pakistan, The Desolate Utopia – Episode 1

The following is an imagined alternative future scenario, part of the author’s future insight series. The objective of these write-ups is to analyze presumed future occurrences in abstract form and troubleshoot existing activities which could turn them into a reality. _______________________________________________________________________________ He closed his eyes for a brief moment and opened them up again. Everything around had changed. Evolved. He walked on a neat and clean road dotted with sky-rise