The light is unaware of the lens above it.
The fluid in the glass is about to splash in excitement, but stops as it feels being spied upon.
Can you believe this was just before the advent of the Aliens?
The Innocent did not know their lives were being taken over. Thereafter, they became specimens in a simulation.
Nobody knows if puppets are being pulled by strings. But puppets have stopped moving in fear of interruption.
A movement is under way. A new regime has taken over.
Welcome the new world, even as you face extinction! The future is waiting.
Written for Friday Fictioneers