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Response to a writing prompt: Billions of years...Prompt: Billions of years in the future, space travel is no longer possible. The universe expands faster than light speed. What becomes of mankind?Response to a writing prompt: Billions of years... by hgfggg
The world was rent apart in a second- but that was a billion years ago.
Humanity lived in shielded solar systems or shielded ships. These shields kept the universe's now faster than light expansion from badly damaging them. But most humans lived in computers. In these computers, humans lived via virtual reality. They were sped up- millions died and were born in an instant. The rest lived normally. Unfortunately, on most planets there was a luddite or oblivionist movement- sometimes oblivionist religions. And on most planets, these groups won out. Solar systems disappeared in the blink of an eye, though some small ships left the system bubbles on their own. On some ships, there were similar movements, but ships were smaller. They took seconds to drift apart. But then, there was a thoughtvirus deployed. Half of humanity's ships decided it wou