2070 grains of rice. For six people. To last six weeks.
Less than 60 grains of rice per week.
No water too cook it with. All the water is too polluted.
We don't even have canned beans anymore.

What if you were one of these six people?
Maybe you could save your brother, child, or friend by sacrificing your own life.
Would they eat you??
Maybe, but at least you would no longer feel the pain of your body slowly eating itself.
Would you really be saving your family, your friends?
After all, there is no guarantee of another 2700 grains of rice..or any other food for that matter.

What to do?
To be or not to be, that is the question.

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DreamingofMI (joined over 11 years ago)

I started writing microfiction in college--I have a long ways to go.

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