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The RoadsThey finally ran out of gas. The old car sputtered and rolled to a stop. The occupants were secretly glad to be out of the stuffy, hot car, though neither of them voiced their opinion.The Roads by Silvaina
The man hopped out and opened the door for the woman, who grudgingly stalked out onto the dusty, empty road. She straightened her red shirt, but there was no hint of wind to disturb it. They looked around, not saying a word. Reality sunk in on them as the flat red soil stretched for miles beyond their eyes. They were alone.
The couple walked down the steady, single road, no sound breaking the screaming silence. The air trembled with tension like a 747 breathing down their backs. The man stopped. He squinted and raised a hand, party to block out the sun, partly to stop the river of sweat streaming into his eyes.
"I see a sign."
Invigorated, the man and woman hurried along, steadily growing closer to the sign which marked the end of the road. The path split two ways, to the right and to the left.