A DAY FOR DYING
Published by Haldolen at Smashwords
Copyright 2013 by Charles Nuetzel
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Realizing that it was probably the last time I would ever see them, I watched the tall, endless buildings rush past the police ground-car. They were glassy structures, colored in rainbow brightness, slipping by one after another. The people walked the night-streets and moved into neon-lit clubs happily, as on every night of their lives, unaware of the hard fact that they could be snapped away to the Tele-Games, without even a moment to say good-by to their loved ones.
I, Charles David Travers, a peace-loving Citizen of the twenty-second century, had been arrested for some unnamed crime, to appear in the Tele-Games of March 8th, 2134. And yet the world around me continued as usual.