Photo Prompt © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
He wondered if the trains will still run after it happens.
If the luggage, piled in little mountains of possessions, will wait patiently for familiar fingers that won’t come, or will surrender, indifferent, to any rummaging hand.
If there’d be any.
When its all said and done.
He felt the urge to check his watch but curbed it. The digits never changed sufficiently when you were waiting.
Instead, he let his eyes glide over the other passengers, then up the columns where the dual landing strips awaited the incoming spaceships, already brightly lit.
Had to mean it was almost time.