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Almost Heaven

Previously: While everyone else fled underground, Lyra and Alice were on a road trip during the apocalypse. After Alice got hurt, Lyra tended to her wounds in a gas station.  Lyra wakes to light streaming in through the gas station windows. She blinks, shielding her eyes from the brightness, then looks down to see Alice

Almost Heaven

Previously: Rather than join everyone else in a bunker, Lyra and Alice are taking a road trip during the apocalypse. Content Warning: Descriptions of blood and surgical procedures.  Ten miles east of the Grand Canyon, the wind starts to pick up. Lyra can feel it shake the body of their transport as she adjusts her

Almost Heaven

Previously: Rather than join everyone else in a bunker, Lyra and Alice are taking a road trip during the apocalypse.  Content Warning: Brief mentions of suicidal ideation. “Did you hear that — the thing, last night?” Alice asks as they pack their things into the transport.  “Felt it, more like,” Lyra replies. She had woken

Almost Heaven

Previously: Refusing to live the rest of their lives in a bunker, Lyra and Alice are taking one last grand tour road trip during the apocalypse.  “I miss real camping,” Alice sighs, leaning back on her elbows.   Lyra bites a hunk of SPAM off the skewer. “I miss real food.”  The portable stove they

Almost Heaven

Previously: Lyra and Alice, best friends and outdoors enthusiasts, are taking a road trip during the apocalypse.  “Did you make this playlist bad on purpose?” Lyra grumbles from the passenger seat.  Alice bops her head along to the “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles),” tapping her thumbs on the steering wheel. “What about this is bad?” 

Almost Heaven

Previously: Lyra and Alice are taking a road trip during the apocalypse. After a quick stop at the Mall of America, they continue their journey. Lyra forgets sometimes, with how much time she spent living in the city, how empty some parts of the country are. There are the Parks, of course, but those are

Almost Heaven

Previously: As the world comes to an end, Lyra and Alice decide to forgo life in a bunker for one last grand road trip of the country. “I still think we’d be better off going to a Fleet Farm or something,” Lyra grumbles, sliding shut the door to their transport.   Frowning at her, Alice

Almost Heaven

“We now believe,” a woman in a white lab coat says into a microphone, lit up by flashing cameras, “that the surface of Earth will no longer be viable for human life within 100 days.”  It’s Lyra’s Sunday morning routine to flip through channels on the Holo while her roommate, Alice, makes them breakfast— Pancakes,

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