A Documentary On Debris Flow

769 Words Sep 24th, 2015 4 Pages
In geology, it would be known as a debris flow. Debris flows amass in stream valleys and more or less resemble fresh concrete. They consist of water mixed with a good deal of solid material, most of which is about sand size. Some of it is Chevrolet size. Boulders bigger than cars ride very long distances in debris flows. Boulders grouped like fish eggs pour quickly downhill in debris flows. The dark material coming toward the Genofiles was not only full of boulders it was like bread dough mixed with raisins. On its way down pine cone road, it plucked up cars from driveways and the street. When it crashed into the Genofiles’ house, the shattering of safety glass made terrific explosive sounds. A door opened, to 19 year old Johnny Senum’s embarrassment his girlfriend had just discovered he had been watching a lame documentary about debris flow. Johnny quickly said, “It’s not what it looks like, I was just flipping through the channels and lingered on a lame documentary for one second. It caught my attention because the people in the documentary had the same last name as my nemesis”. “oh my goodness! That’s not a documentary that’s a live news broadcast!” said his girlfriend Jenny with a startled voice. Johnny had always wished his nemesis lived more than a mile away but now he really did. Then Johnny said, “We need to get out of here the debris flow has to be dangerously close”.
“Mom we need to get out of here, now!” Johnny yelled. Johnny’s mother Samantha had been…
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