Atlantis Short Story

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Once upon a time, over 11,000 years ago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean there was an island. It was populated with wealthy people, and the city was prosperous. This was because there were rich abundant resources found on this island. This island was known to be a strong house in regards to trade and commerce. There was never a famine or drought, or any disaster for that matter. The people were happy with the rulers of their island, and the citizens almost never complained about their authority. This was the plentiful, prosperous, and acclaimed island of Atlantis. Atlantis was the domain of Poseidon, who was the Greek god of water. Poseidon fell in love with a normal human, and her name was Cleito. To protect Cleito, Poseidon created an…show more content…
Beyond the hustle-bustle, life of the city laid a wide stretch of fertile prairie. The climate in Atlantis was unique as two harvests were possible each year, which was unusual, but advantageous. The winter in Atlantis was indeed quite mild, as there was no snow, only rain. North of the plains were mountains touched the skies. Villages, lakes, rivers, and meadows were scattered all over these mountains. Asides from harvests, Atlantis provided all kinds of herbs, fruits, and nuts. All sorts of animals, including elephants, lived on the island. For a long time these humble Atlanteans lived humble lives. However, unfortunately, greed started to creep into their lifestyle. This worried Zeus as soon as he saw the immorality of the Atlanteans. He gathered the other gods to determine a suitable punishment for these now morally bankrupt citizens. The Gods were upset and angry because the people had turned from their once principled ways. The gods rained earthquakes and fire on to the island of Atlantis. This caused Atlantis, all its citizens, and all its to sink into the seas. Atlantis and all its greatness was lost
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