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Julia and Gaia heard the water raising in the darkness below them. Julia could not move until Gaia embraced her. The winds were howling and rain fell from the fast-moving clouds. Gaia took Julia by her hand on the
And then, suddenly, it came and went. The building trembled as if a water dragon was trapped inside. Julia felt her stomach fall, Gaia wanted to cry but no sound came out.
March 1930. The construction of the Joshua Barrier, to protect the city of Helobiae from the higher water level, is complete. August 1933. An enormous wave, caused by an astronomical event, overtops the Joshua Barrier.
The night got darker as few stars were visible in the cloudy sky. Gaia got closer to Julia as the story unfolded. The bearded man continued his tale in the darkness, as nothing else mattered.
Nikos, the bearded man continued, had boxes of knives and blades and three sets of scalpels, tools that could be used to heal a wound, remove a rotten tooth or assist with a birth. Petros had crates that housed glass
Aris feared nothing, the bearded man said. His father disappeared in the waters and he would too, one day, he believed, but not on the day when he boarded the ship carrying a heavy crate which contained fifty hand
The following morning the air felt cold. Julia walked to the Archilab alone, Gaia’s words resounding in her head. She told Julia her dream, Gaia was swimming when the asteroid fell and the water left the earth with her