They watched with fearful eyes as the final bomb plummeted toward the surface. It reached the Earth and engulfed everything in a gargantuan explosion, obliterating everything in the blast radius. When it finally ended, it left smoke and destruction behind. The surface was covered in radiation.

Slowly and deliberately, the first stepped out of the crevice where they were hidden. He looked around for a second, and became contaminated with radiation. Then he broke out into cheers and laughter. The others hurried outside and celebrated with him.

The dreadful war had ended, the enemy had been vanquished and the tribe could now live in peace. The race that was a plague on Earth had ended.

Humanity was dead.

Written by Sykokillah
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