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April, 1927. Bees and butterflies have all but disappeared from the city of Helobiae. April, 1932. Bees and butterflies appear overnight in the Hanging Gardens in the Island of Ostriches.
In the underwater living room, weeds and plants were growing on the floor and the walls and few pieces were still recognizable. A large table, covered with algae, the skeleton of a sofa, a brass and a still shiny
The night before the expected accident was dark and quiet. Many had left their homes and were awaiting on boats, in the lagoon. The water was still and fish had vacated its surface. Kristen had fallen asleep, on a
Margherita is asleep, her husband said from a small round opening in the door. Come back after dinner, he whispered, not to be heard by the small crowd in front of the building in the Lost and Found Campo,
On the top of the tower it was windy and very cold. Gaia and Julia wore crimson mantels that the guardian of the tower gave them before escorting them, through a winding staircase, to the open platform. From there
Julia recognized the man from the pastry shop. His nose was the same, his mouth was the same mouth, the lines on his cheeks and around his eyes were the same. She moved closer to him, he spoke with a
March, 1927. Thirty-three hundred bridges are in use in Helobiae. All other bridges are submerged. 1050-1400. The forests progressively expand to all contiguous land.
A bouquet of daisies was floating on the water in Calle degli Oleari, a school of silver fish crossed her as she grabbed the flowers. The water reached Julia’s waist there.
Clotheslines as flags over the city. Every building a construction site. Every terrace the pavement of a new floor. Every windowsill the starting point for colored clotheslines where shirts, pants and sheets shared space with shoes (tied by their
May, 1339. The first bridge in Helobiae is built, connecting the Island of Ostrich and the Island of Wind. Before time. The first artificial island city in history, Mu, is built in the Pacific Ocean, on stone and coral fill