“IT WAS THE SUMMER OF 1974. The sun beat down on the homestead scorching the grass. Our animals found whatever shade they could. We had hot days before but this was different. There was an intensity none had seen before.”
“How hot was it, Poppy?” asked five.
“It was so hot, we had to light the fireplace to cool the house down.”
Five pondered a thought for a short time, “I don’t believe you. If it was that hot everything would burn up.”
Poppy smiled, “It did. We had to move.”
“To the Earth. After the sun was lit, it was too hot to stay.”
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