Essay on Fall of Asclepius

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Fall of Asclepius
By Harm 1 and Icrick
Prologue

Where should I begin? The apocalypse happened so fast. In less than a month, monsters infested every part of this world. People panicked, people died. They clawed at each other just to get out of all the infested areas around the world. There was problem about fleeing from infested areas. Everywhere was infested. There was no where anyone could go without encountering the walking plague.

You know that phrase "War is Hell"? Well... it's dead wrong. War at least has some organization to it. What was faced in the last days... by last days I mean the last days of civilization not life; itself. What was faced was hell. Everyone went ape shit insane. Everyone was killing and raping each
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In fact there will never was, nor will there ever be, a time that would surpass the horror humanity faced during the outbreak. We were put through a trial. Some passed and some failed.

The worst traits of humanity were exposed during the outbreak. But at the same time, the best traits shone so brightly that the darkness of humanity dissipated. It was the survivors that fought to get our lives back who had these traits. Many credit me with bringing together so many people, with different ideals, to fight back or bringing out the best in people because I inspired them. That was not true. It was thanks to true humanity. The humanity I always knew existed. It's just that it was always suppressed by the darkness of humanity.

If you said to me a year before the outbreak that this would happen, I would send you to a mental asylum. I guess the joke is on me, so to speak. I wasn't, what some would say, a confident person. I would just follow others and just do my job. The outbreak changed all that. It changed everyone, especially me. Some people got stronger due to the outbreak. Some became weaker.

Being leader of the survivors? This idea would be absurd to me before the outbreak. I never wanted to be a leader. I just wanted to get by life like any other person. I didn't believe that I would make a good leader. But I was wrong. What was that quote by Umbert...? Umberto Eco! It was, "The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest

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