The Great Riot

The Great Riot

Jonathan Bueno

They came from many miles away, descending on the agreed-upon location. The many peoples gathered together as a raging throng. They brought with them an impressive array of guns and firepower. Their goal was simple: to resist perceived oppression. Even more—to throw off the rule of their masters. In their minds, they had suffered enough at the hands of this regime. They viewed themselves and oppressed and downtrodden—prisoners and slaves even. The stage was set for the confrontation, and what would be the greatest riot—except that it was very short-lived.

Initial Publication Date: 
06/13/2020 – 12:00am