THE CRACK OF DOOM
What a sunny day it is! And Tom’s parents decided to pour down to the coast in search of surf and sunlight. With beautiful climate and scenery, Tom and his parents drove to the beach.
For it was a long haul from Tom’s home to the seaside, and Tom was addicted to a latest online game named SALVATION, he carried his iPad to do the tasks in the game, which was designed into the crack of doom. In the game, players had to strain every nerve to survive and save people as many as possible. Definitely, higher rank, tougher condition.
Unconsciously, two hours had wore on. The car had already run two hundred of miles. When Tom was being devoted to rescuing “people”, the weather changed sharply. The wind rose and the clouds began to gather. And the bright sky turned to the dark. Suddenly, the wind howled and a bolt of lighting crackled through the sky, just like a huge sword. A storm was followed, with deafening thunders. Tom was already hearing the sea was roaring, but he was so indulged in the game that he did not notice all of these happened outside of the car’s window!
It was the very time that a flash of lighting went through the window and the current flowed into Tom’s iPad. For an instant Tom got sucked into the iPad. After regaining consciousness, Tom found that he was in a collapsing world, peril of which was so familiar and so unfamiliar as well. The black and heavy clouds just made Tom feel like stifling. And the fierce gale, the frightening lighting and the earsplitting thunder all told Tom that it was a real end of the world, but not merely an online game. He witnessed the rogue waves swamped everything. Buildings were toppling down in a twinkling. Cars and roads disappeared and people were swallowed by the rough seas. Lands were sinking gradually. Never would the world come back! Watching such a frigid scene, Tom stood aghast, and dared not move. It was in the theater that Tom could watch the right scene in a science fiction movie. However, Tom was extremely conversant with the scene. Tom nearly recalled it. “oh! It is in SALVATION!”Tom shouted. At the same time, Tom began to realize the crisis of human beings. He knew that the one calamity followed close on another. Because the two “worlds” almost identical! Howbeit, what should he do to survive himself? And how to help others out?
Intelligently, Tom remembered his operation in SALVATION……