Quotes / Scenery Gorn

I emerged onto a landscape destroyed: The husks of old, burnt out cars littered a broken highway, the distant skyline was populated only by the crumbling shells of what I assumed were once gleaming skyscrapers, and the air itself was the ruddy color of worn concrete. No birds chirped, no animals stirred; it was a world completely devoid of life.
“Jesus, I wound up in Baltimore.”
Robert Brockway on waking up in the dystopian future (though he doesn't know it yet).

Who did the landscaping here, Dracula?
Ozzy providing commentary on Hector's nightmares.

Zaphod: I can just slouch about, taking a look at the local scenery...
Gargravarr: Have you seen the local scenery?
A blast door grinds open, wind howls mournfully
Zaphod: Ah. Okay. Well, I'll just slouch about then...

The glass dome was shattered, smoke pouring from the damaged buildings within. The buildings on the outside were crushed under the wrecks of hundreds of Dalek saucers. Gallifrey was in ruins.
— Just one of many examples from The Last Great Time War

Turlough: Desolation. I think that word must have been invented to describe this place.
Natalia Pushkin: In its own way, Ember has a bleak sort of beauty, an endless vista of ruined stone and corroded metal from horizon to horizon.
Alexei Korolev: People must have lived here, once. There must have been life - real life - living and breathing... once upon a time.

It's quaint. Very post-apocalipstick.
Lugo commenting on a sandstorm-wrecked Dubai, Spec Ops: The Line
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