BSSM: Genesis - Act 01: Aftermath"It's been six weeks since the ice age, now being called The Trine Age, started to end. The world community is still in a state of collective shock, while leaders, scientists and environmentalists have tried to figure out what happened. Thanks to the wind turbines placed around the world - including those in the sea that survived the ice - Japan and many other countries have had electricity and heat for two weeks. Before that, thousands of Japanese nationals froze to death, unable to warm themselves and their families. Thousands others died of starvation."BSSM: Genesis - Act 01: Aftermath by ~Kiara-Genesis
The room was deathly silent; other then the voice of the news anchor on the television, no one made a sound. No one moved. Ten people in the room, and you wouldn't even know if they were breathing unless you looked closely. One of them, a blonde with buns on her head, sat with her hands clasped together as if in prayer, forehead resting against her hands and her eyes closed. As she listened to the newscaster recap the number of dead,
BSSM: Genesis - IntroductionWake up.BSSM: Genesis - Introduction by ~Kiara-Genesis
Wake up, Usagi.
It is time.
The world needs you.
You must wake up!
It was black as night. I couldn't see anything. There were no stars, no light to guide myself with. All I felt was cold, as if my blood was frozen in my veins. There were no sounds - just a voice, echoing out of the darkness. The power in that voice was terrifying. I couldn't move, couldn't bring myself to do what that voice demanded. I just wanted to sleep. Let me sleep.
Wake up, Princess. There's no reason to fear me. I only wish to help.
You must wake up! You must save everyone!
It is your destiny.
In a flash, I remembered it all. Mamoru, my guards, the future we had seen... Chibiusa. The ice age. I was Sleeping Beauty, waking up after a thousand years of ice and stillness. A warm glow started in my heart, and I knew what I had to do.