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Velvet Verbosity~~100 word Challenge~ “CLOAK”

A Cloak of Ignorance

by John Yeo

The day was beautiful, sunshine in mid-Spring, with life in abundance.
We met to discus the future of books and the threat of the electronice devices that would inevitably make the printed word redundant.
Suddenly a voice from the audience  boomed.  “If you trust the bulk of your words to machines, to the flick of a switch, then the words are vulnerable to energy supplies.”
Magically a  cloak of darkness descended on the gathering and the countryside around.
Day was turned into night.
Unexpected, unheralded , a total eclipse of the sun.
A sign of the return of the dark ages?

Written by John Yeo in response to a prompt by Verbal Verbosity

http://www.velvetverbosity.com/blog/2014/10/6/100-words-398-dorrie-and-the-blue-witch

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