Mother of Hope by Annette Foster
Approx. 3,000 words.
Published on October 21, 2012.
The last of humanity is trapped on a set of ships that travel through time, waiting for the Earth to recover from a catastrophy. Hope is all the passengers have and all they ever will have.
Two humans are left on the planet's surface with no hope, until by accident or fate they discover that Mother is wrong.
This story is about love and hope.