“Once upon a time, this land spun like a child’s marble of blue and green glass and hung in the heavens.”
“Spinning? Floating in the air? Preposterous!”
“It twirled in the sky, dancing with a moon, sun, and twinkling lights called ‘stars’.”
“Ignore her! ‘Tis nothing but a fairy tale from the feeble mind of an aged crone.”
“We waged war against a Goddess. Earth was worshiped—her powers immeasurable. We killed this world when we sought that power.”
“Ha! You claim we live on a mass of magic rubble?”
“No. We live on a mass grave of human greed.”
January 13, 2016 prompt: Once Upon a Time – In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story beginning with “Once upon a time…” Where you take the “fairy tale” is entirely up to you.