by Christopher T. Dabrowski
Translated from Polish by Magda Woźniak
Residents of the nearby blocks watched the tragedy taking place on
the roof of the tenement in fascination. From the middle of January the
castaways were stuck there – survived the crash of Boeing 767. For a
month and a half, they lived in the remnants of the airplane.
After a week, they had eaten through the stores. Life-guards
unsuccessfully tried to climb into the roof. Food was dropped from
Unfortunately, due to bad weather conditions, and to the delight of
the onlookers, the action was difficult. Alimentation diminished faster
than the next airdrops could follow.
Hunger set in. They started to eat the dead. But they soon run out.
Victims were chosen from among the living. Dante scenes…
Then the manhole on the roof opened.
”You can go down. You are saved! We struck a deal with the owner! He
agreed to open the manhole!”
© 2019 Christopher T. Dabrowski
Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in the USA and Spain:
Anomaly (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), Escape (2019 -
in Poland: Deathbirth (2008 - Armoryka publishing house),
Anima vilis (2010 - Initium publishing house), Grobbing
Novae Res publishing house), Deathbirth and other stories (2012
2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house), Z życia Dr Abble
(2013 - Agharta publishing house), Orgazmokalipsa (2016 -
Alternatywne publishing house), Anomalia (Forma publishing
Ucieczka (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house);
he has been included in anthologies in USA, Poland, Russia, and
and has had stories published in PLAYBOY
magazine (Slovak edition), USA, England, Czech Republic, Russia,
Argentina, Germany, Italy,
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