The Fire: 3pm GMT, September 2nd 2066

The City of London, England

Trees turned into torches, as embers cast adrift by an East wind ignited the tinder-dry urban forest with the ferocity of the fire of four-hundred years earlier. The city’s fire hydrants fallen victim to the several-year long drought, citizens fled frantically by whatsoever means were at their disposal.

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