Dib's silhouette was harsh against the backdrop of orange, red, and yellows all around him. The teenager was sitting on his roof in a casual pose, his glossy gold eyes taking in the sight of the world before him.
Buildings were on fire, cars, even people.
Screams, alarms, all blending into the glorious sound of chaos all around him.
He didn't feel anything, he felt numb, just staring at the state of the world.
He had lost, he had lost a long time ago and finally everything on the outside reflected exactly how he felt on the inside.
'The world will burn.'
Dib hadn't believed him then, but he sure as hell believed him now.
Smoke filled the air around him, the sky a dark jet black with hints of gray where the smoke trailed to fill in the gaps in the clouds. There was no sunlight, nothing but the flickering light of the fires.
Dib's skin felt warm, sweat glistening on his forehead but he didn't remove his coat. He heard glass breaking, more screaming, heard the snap o