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Don't look up fanfiction

2024-04-14

The atmosphere is tense as we rejoin the universe of "Don't Look Up." The world is still recovering from the cataclysmic comet collision. In this fanfiction narrative, we will explore eight potential story threads and how they might evolve if the narrative were to continue.

Living Under a Brown Sky

The collision's aftermath is significant, the sky having been tinted a permanent brown due to the debris and dust. Human life, however, finds a way. People have adapted to this new earth, using innovative technologies to filter air and water, and grow food underground. But some are still struggling and living in the shadows of their pre-comet life.

Don't look up fanfiction

Occasionally, they find remnants of a civilization they could hardly remember—a rusted car, a dilapidated building, a printed book. These remnants are poignant reminders of life before the comet, beer cans and cellphones signifying something far different than they once did. As we follow our surviving characters, we feel a sense of melancholy and nostalgia mixed with survivalist determination.

Memories of Giants

The memory of Dr. Randall Mindy (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) lingers among the survivors. Their failed attempt to warn the world has turned them into tragic heroes. Some people have taken to idolizing them, portraying them as Noah-esque figures who attempted to save humanity from its ignorance.

Meanwhile, conspiracy theories about the duo abound, with whispers about secret bunkers and doomsday prepping. Documentary films, one of the few remnants of popular culture, highlight their findings and efforts to force truths onto the blinded eyes of the world.

The New World Order

Without governments in place, humanity has had to find new ways of organizing itself. Some regions have turned to anarchism, while others have formed small, self-sufficient communes. Scrappy bands of survivors occasionally clash over resources, while others have found ways to trade and engage peacefully.

Interestingly, a cult worshipping the comet has emerged, viewing the cataclysmic event as a divine purging. In contrast, others view the comet as punishment for mankind's hubris, seeding a strong anti-technology sentiment. It’s an eerie echo to the disbelief and scorn shown in the original "Don't Look Up" narrative.

A Glimmer of Hope

In the midst of all the chaos and survival, there are pockets of hope. Some survivors are trying their best to rebuild society and bring back some semblance of normalcy. A group of scientists is even trying to restore the planet’s atmosphere �an almost impossible task that has nonetheless given the remaining humans a renewed sense of purpose.

These glimmers of hope are a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Even in the face of total destruction and against seemingly insurmountable odds, the will to thrive, not just survive, is what distinguishes humans.

Common Questions About This Fanfiction

1. "Why are you focusing on the post-apocalyptic setting rather than exploring alternate endings?"

An exploration of the aftermath allows us to delve deeper into the themes of the original movie, which revolve around the consequences of human ignorance and denial.

2. "Will any of the original characters return in this narrative?"

In the current scenario, most of the original characters are presumably dead. However, their memories and impacts on the world make for interesting storylines.

3. "What happens to human civilization in the long term?"

This narrative serves as a starting point to address that question. We can only speculate and explore possible trajectories for human civilization following such a cataclysmic event.

Please note that this is only a fanfiction narrative and not, in any way, an official sequel to "Don't Look Up." It does not reflect the original creators' vision for the story's progression. However, it does gave passionate fans an opportunity to explore the narrative in a new light, asking questions about society and human nature.

References

1. McKay, A. (Director). (2021). Don’t Look Up [Film]. Netflix.

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