Hope Runners of Gridlock: CHAPTER 1

All she wanted was to disappear along with the endless line of cars into the sunset. She would then know what happened to her father. The shimmering river of cars lined up perfectly with the setting sun & made it seem like she could swim into that glowing orange portal on the horizon.

 On this solstice, every 5 years, Flora and the rest of the city of Gridlock would watch its newly crowned Hope Runner bravely venture into the horizon, that unknown, to find answers about what happened to Earth and why they were alone.