Fantasy Horror post-apocalpytic dark fantasy

The World That You Want

By Laurie Tom
Aug 5, 2019 · 4,031 words · 15 minutes

After a long flight from Europe, I woke up at around 3am local time and searched for what to do… I found a trail to hike from just north of Hollywood to the Griffith Observatory. An incredible experience as the sun rose over the city of millions. Good morning and a good Friday to all!

Photo by Martin Adams via Unsplash.

From the author: The world has ended and demons now rule a land of ghosts where scattered humans scavenge like rats to survive. But the world does not have to remain this way, and Joan finds herself on a reluctant journey to the place where humanity's future can be reborn.


I was fifteen when the world ended, on schedule, as predicted, by a man no one important took seriously. The world convulsed, the sky bled red, and hell came to earth. It is the cycle, the demons tell us. Our time is past and they will feast on the leavings.

Brandon and I spend most of our days scavenging and talking to ghosts who forget the world they knew no longer exists. They still wander the old community garden, inquiring about the crops and complaining about the hole in the maintenance...

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