LightvsDark99 would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

The Darkest Depths

By LightvsDark99 All Rights Reserved ©

Scifi / Horror

Prologue - Genesis

Everything began when those scrolls were found at the bottom of the Marianas Trench. That was when the world went to hell.

One might call them the trigger of all this, but they were just the message. A prophecy of sorts, foretelling the end of days. A lot of religious texts do this, so it shouldn't have been taken seriously, right? They weren't, for a time....

Until the first of those prophecies came true. The messenger god was eaten by Ra. Or rather, the Sun consumed Mercury. Suddenly those prophecies were taken more seriously.

Then the second came true. "Fairies" made themselves known in Africa of all places. They promised to enlighten humanity, and stole away the entire population of Nigeria. We... we still have no idea what happened to them....

The first two events were somewhat easy to conceal. One as a surprising but not unexpected solar event; and the other as a nation acquiring weapons of mass destruction and annihilating themselves. But the third event was undeniably unnatural.

The stars moved. They physically and visibly moved across the sky, forming indescribably horrific patterns. Now so much as gazing at the night sky could cause one to go mad. It became so prevalent and undeniable that blackout curtains are required, and staying out past sundown is illegal. Those homeless who couldn't find shelters, or those in the farthest north or south had it quite difficult. The ones who lived at the poles did eventually solve their problem by never leaving their homes, but millions of those without went insane.

The fifth and final event so far is even more terrifying. Something appeared in orbit; something organic. It began to send strange signals to earth, demanding that we invite him to our world. So far, the government has been smart enough to refuse, but as of late they seem to be weakening. The world has all but collapsed after these events, with many nations barely hanging on by threads.

I'm quite scared, but what else can we do but keep on living. If I could change the world I would, but what can a single, pathetic human do in the face of gods?

Write a Review Did you enjoy my story? Please let me know what you think by leaving a review! Thanks, LightvsDark99
Continue Reading
Further Recommendations

Ashrei: After reading the first half of the story: Overall, excellent. I wanted to continue reading. The writing style matches the mood of the story.Few minor notes:P.29 how do we (and the main character) know that the man on the 'final bench' is Polish?P.31 why is it of consequence that the nurse starte...

LorE: Slow updates but SO entertaining!! It is definitely worth the wait:). That’s it. Idk how this expects me to have one-hundred-and-fifty characters. It’s good. Really good. If you like romance mixed with dystopian future, this is the book for you. That’s all I have to say.

TheDevilWorshipsMe: Let's just say Holy Shit. l hate him I do, yet I still love him and this messed with my emotions. I hope there is a sequel in the future. It will keep you craving for more and staying up late becomes a habit

MoonShine: It had a very interesting concept.. It all started very awesomely.. But I thought the ending was very rushed and then there were somethings which should have been cleared... The relationship between the main leads was rushed.. But overall the book was very good... It was very interesting and I lo...

pencil: It was beautiful I loved reading it wish I had somehow read it in one sitting but there was something sad about it something tragic but love and all that made it possible that ghostly goings on is my delight.

simonteese: Enjoyable storyline. Editing could do with some improvement.

Zerohands: I have to say the plot and the character are both well written. I really love it so far except for the typos. Some edits and polishing and this book will be the bomb!

Aliciagoddess Mcintosh: I like cAnt wait til the end

apalmer3: This book seems pretty well thought out. However, it is plagued with grammar mistakes and misspellings. A bit of proofreading before releasing a chapter would make the reading experience better.

More Recommendations

SparklingFireLife: SPOILER ALERTI don't think that Emmary should die at the end, maybe Addeck threaten her into going along. Other that that, ITS GREAT.

Kamryn: Your book is so good you must have one big imagination I LIKE IT :) and not only that But I think you did an awesome job.

testsubject1357: Adventures of a Greenie takes place in a believable future with many different species and worlds to explore. I was intrigued by the detail put into this universe and the more I read the more I wanted to learn. The characters acted odd from time to time when they said exactly what they were think...

aharris7700: This book was very well written. The plot was original, easy to follow and flowed well from chapter to chapter. Highly recommend!

Ashley 101: I loved this book it was suspense, horror, and it felt like my room was slowly getting smaller. It only took me an hour to read this book it was amazing!

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.