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-->--''How The World Became Quiet,'' by Rachel Swirsky

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-->--''How -->-- ''How The World Became Quiet,'' by Rachel Swirsky



-->--''[[Creator/ChinaMieville Looking For Jake]]''

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-->--''[[Creator/ChinaMieville -->-- ''[[Creator/ChinaMieville Looking For Jake]]''



-->-- '''Time Traveller'', ''Literature/UnitedStatesOfAmeriwank''

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-->-- '''Time Traveller'', Traveller''', ''Literature/UnitedStatesOfAmeriwank''


-->'''Hopper:''' The sky is pitch black with smoke. The ocean is dark, incredibly dark. Uh, in the distance I can see land. According to navigation - it's Lisbon and the coast of Portugal.
-->'''Radio Operator:''' Any signs of life? Over... Hopper?
-->'''Hopper:''' It's on fire. Everything is on fire. The flames, they're reaching all the way into the sky. It's unreal.
-->'''Radio Operator:''' ''Any signs of life?'' Over.
-->'''Hopper:''' No, nothing but a massive firestorm covering the continent.

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-->'''Hopper:''' ->'''Hopper:''' The sky is pitch black with smoke. The ocean is dark, incredibly dark. Uh, in the distance I can see land. According to navigation - it's Lisbon and the coast of Portugal.
-->'''Radio
Portugal.\\
'''Radio
Operator:''' Any signs of life? Over... Hopper?
-->'''Hopper:'''
Hopper?\\
'''Hopper:'''
It's on fire. Everything is on fire. The flames, they're reaching all the way into the sky. It's unreal.
-->'''Radio
unreal.\\
'''Radio
Operator:''' ''Any signs of life?'' Over.
-->'''Hopper:'''
Over.\\
'''Hopper:'''
No, nothing but a massive firestorm covering the continent.


-->-- ''VideoGame/SOMA'', from the crew of [[GhostShip the Curie]] shortly after a comet impacts the Earth

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-->-- ''VideoGame/SOMA'', ''VideoGame/{{SOMA}}'', from the crew of [[GhostShip the Curie]] shortly after a comet impacts the Earth

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-->'''Hopper:''' The sky is pitch black with smoke. The ocean is dark, incredibly dark. Uh, in the distance I can see land. According to navigation - it's Lisbon and the coast of Portugal.
-->'''Radio Operator:''' Any signs of life? Over... Hopper?
-->'''Hopper:''' It's on fire. Everything is on fire. The flames, they're reaching all the way into the sky. It's unreal.
-->'''Radio Operator:''' ''Any signs of life?'' Over.
-->'''Hopper:''' No, nothing but a massive firestorm covering the continent.
-->-- ''VideoGame/SOMA'', from the crew of [[GhostShip the Curie]] shortly after a comet impacts the Earth

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->''"For reasons long forgotten, two mighty warrior tribes went to war, and touched off a blaze which engulfed them all. Without fuel they were nothing. They'd built a house of straw. The thundering machines sputtered and stopped. Their leaders talked and talked and talked. But nothing could stem the avalanche. Their world crumbled. The cities exploded. A whirlwind of looting, a firestorm of fear. Men began to feed on men. On the roads it was a white line nightmare. Only those mobile enough to scavenge, brutal enough to pillage would survive. The gangs took over the highways, ready to wage war for a tank of juice. And in this maelstrom of decay, ordinary men were battered and smashed."''
-->--'''The Narrator''', ''Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior''


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->This Franchise/{{Superman}} wields the greatest power that exists on the planet Earth-- and with these jewels I found in Clark Kent's apartment... I can channel his power to destroy this entire planet-- and Superman with it!
-->-- '''Xviar''', ''ComicBook/WhoTookTheSuperOutOfSuperman''

->[[ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} You]] and your twin primed the machine, but this little baby still needs a lot of fuel. So it's breaking down your dimension. Soon, your reality will collapse into a one-dimensional point in time and space.
-->-- '''Mr. Mxyzptlk''', ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInThe8thGrade''

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->"I took the remains and modified it into a weapon so powerful, I could wipe every sign of life off this crummy planet. I'm seriously considering that."
-->-- ''Fanfic/ThePezDispenserAndTheReignOfTerror''

->'''Access:''' "And that is where the current problem lies. The Nexus is being destroyed from within. Its walls are buckling, allowing more and more seepage."\\
'''Rogue:''' "Seepage?"\\
'''Mon-El:''' "With the walls weakened, it means that it is easier for entities from other universes to cross over into the Nexus. Seepage."\\
'''Access:''' "Exactly. And it is a portion of the Great Battery that is causing the walls of reality to weaken. Somewhere, in that new universe, on the planet Earth, a malfunctioning fragment of the Battery is acting like a cancer. It's slowly eating away at the Nexus. And if it weakens much more, those walls are going to break."\\
'''Invisible Woman:''' "Not another Amalgam?"\\
'''Mr. Fantastic:''' "Oh no. We wouldn't be so lucky. "Amalgam was the merger of two realities into one. This will be worse. This will be the sudden collision of a multitude of realities striving to occupy the same space and time."\\
'''Dr. Strange:''' "Total, complete destruction."
-->-- ''Fanfic/TalesOfTheOtherverse''

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-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''

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-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''

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''Film/Ghostbusters1984''

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-->-- "[[Creator/ArthurCClarke The Nine Billion Names of God]]"

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-->-- "[[Creator/ArthurCClarke The ''Creator/ArthurCClarke'' "The Nine Billion Names of God]]"
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->"In the year 2258 the world goes to war and with our level of technology, almost everything is destroyed. Billions die, entire nations vanish in fire, it's a world we cannot afford to let happen."
-->-- '''Time Traveller'', ''Literature/UnitedStatesOfAmeriwank''



->'''Buffy''': This is how many apocalypses for us now?
->'''Giles''': Oh, uh, six at least. Feels like a hundred.

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->'''Buffy''': This is how many apocalypses for us now?
->'''Giles''':
now?\\
'''Giles''':
Oh, uh, six at least. Feels like a hundred.


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->''X-57 is twice the size of the asteroid that wiped out the Earth's dinosaurs. It would be like millions of fusion bombs striking at once. With the heat of the blast, a thousand kilometers away, clothes would ignite. There'd be global wildfires. Air shock will flatten everything for hundreds of kilometers. Terra Nova will die, Shepard- not just our colony, the planet. There'll be a climate shift, mass extinctions, the ecosystem won't recover for thousands of years. Millions maybe.''
-->-- ''Franchise/MassEffect''


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-> '''Dr. Peter Venkman''': This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions.\\
'''Mayor''': What do you mean, "biblical"?\\
'''Dr. Raymond Stantz''': What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath-of-God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the sky! Rivers and seas boiling!\\
'''Dr. Egon Spengler''': Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...\\
'''Winston Zeddemore''': The dead rising from the grave!\\
'''Dr. Peter Venkman''': HumanSacrifice. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Dogs and cats living together]]. Mass hysteria!
-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''

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->''The end of the world... Those death metal album covers got it [[ApocalypseWow shockingly right]]!''
-->-- '''Wendy Corduroy''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''

->'''Buffy''': This is how many apocalypses for us now?
->'''Giles''': Oh, uh, six at least. Feels like a hundred.
-->-- '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "The Gift"

->Buffy. When I saw you stop the world from, you know, ending, I just assumed that was a big week for you. Turns out I suddenly find myself needing to know the plural of "apocalypse".
-->--'''Riley''', '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "A New Man"

-> '''Dr. Peter Venkman''': This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions.\\
'''Mayor''': What do you mean, "biblical"?\\
'''Dr. Raymond Stantz''': What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath-of-God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the sky! Rivers and seas boiling!\\
'''Dr. Egon Spengler''': Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...\\
'''Winston Zeddemore''': The dead rising from the grave!\\
'''Dr. Peter Venkman''': HumanSacrifice. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Dogs and cats living together]]. Mass hysteria!
-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''



->''Apocalpyse soon\\
Heading your way.\\
Ground zero at noon.\\
Halve a nice day.''
-->--'''Pragmatist''', Edmund Conti



->''Oooo, the Polar Cap is slowly expanding\\
In a million years we'll freeze to death I guess\\
If the Ice Age hasn't floored us\\
There's a planet heading toward us\\
When it hits, we'll be an interstellar mess!\\
Oh, our continent is crumbling and dissolving\\
As our rivers wash the topsoil out to sea,\\
And what land we can retrieve'll\\
Be devoured by pest and weevil,\\
And there won't be nothing left for you and me.''
-->--'''Lady Scientist''', ''Theatre/TheGoldenApple'', "Doomed, Doomed, Doomed"

->''Apocalpyse soon\\
Heading your way.\\
Ground zero at noon.\\
Halve a nice day.''
-->--'''Pragmatist''', Edmund Conti

->''[[HordeOfAlienLocusts EATERS]] have destroyed the entire ecosystem of the planet, which now is in ruins. Now the EATERS will roam the universe in search of victims, repeating their pattern of destruction on each planet they find. Eventually, they'll undoubtedly reach the Earth. [[NiceJobBreakingItHero And you'll have to live with the knowledge that what lead them there was...]][[VillainProtagonist you]].
-->--''VideoGame/ChimeraBeast'', "Bad Ending"

-> "''Shakespeare could never conceived of an apocalypse, at least, not in the way we can conceive it, with environmental or nuclear disaster a very frighteningly plausible reality. But Lear comes close.''"
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Kyle Kallgren]]''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwRg3x2mAAM Ran: The Shakespearean Apocalypse – Summer of Shakespeare Fan Pick #4]]''



->'''George:''' Oh, I get it. When we finish our job, it will be the end of the world.\\
'''Chuck:''' That's just what I said to Sam. And do you know what happened? He looked at me in a very queer way, like I’d been stupid in class, and said, "It’s nothing as trivial as that."
-->-- "[[Creator/ArthurCClarke The Nine Billion Names of God]]"

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->'''Buffy''': This is how many apocalypses for us now?
->'''Giles''': Oh, uh, six at least. Feels like a hundred.
-->-- '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "The Gift"

->Buffy. When I saw you stop the world from, you know, ending, I just assumed that was a big week for you. Turns out I suddenly find myself needing to know the plural of "apocalypse".
-->--'''Riley''', '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "A New Man"

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-->--''[[Music/{{Gloryhammer}} Gloryhammer]]'': Apocalypse 1992

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-->--''[[Music/{{Gloryhammer}} Gloryhammer]]'': -->--''Music/{{Gloryhammer}}'': Apocalypse 19921992

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->''Oooo, the Polar Cap is slowly expanding\\
In a million years we'll freeze to death I guess\\
If the Ice Age hasn't floored us\\
There's a planet heading toward us\\
When it hits, we'll be an interstellar mess!\\
Oh, our continent is crumbling and dissolving\\
As our rivers wash the topsoil out to sea,\\
And what land we can retrieve'll\\
Be devoured by pest and weevil,\\
And there won't be nothing left for you and me.''
-->--'''Lady Scientist''', ''Theatre/TheGoldenApple'', "Doomed, Doomed, Doomed"

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->''[[HordeOfAlienLocusts EATERS]] have destroyed the entire ecosystem of the planet, which now is in ruins. Now the EATERS will roam the universe in search of victims, repeating their pattern of destruction on each planet they find. Eventually, they'll undoubtedly reach the Earth. [[NiceJobBreakingItHero And you'll have to live with the knowledge that what lead them there was...]][[VillainProtagonist you]].
-->--''VideoGame/ChimeraBeast'', "Bad Ending"

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-> "''Shakespeare could never conceived of an apocalypse, at least, not in the way we can conceive it, with environmental or nuclear disaster a very frighteningly plausible reality. But Lear comes close.''"
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Kyle Kallgren]]''', ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwRg3x2mAAM Ran: The Shakespearean Apocalypse – Summer of Shakespeare Fan Pick #4]]''

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->''The end of the world... Those death metal album covers got it [[ApocalypseWow shockingly right]]!''
-->-- '''Wendy Corduroy''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''

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->''Deep inside the Hootsman there lies a secret heart.\\
Barbarian is a cyborg powered by a neutron star.\\
For centuries immortal he will quest in time and space;\\
But now he must make sacrifice to save the human race.''\\\

->''The only way to save the galaxy,\\
Is to destroy planet Earth and all Dundee.''\\\

->''Faster than a laser bullet,\\
Hootsman flies to Fife.\\
He detonates his nuclear heart;\\
Destroys all human life.''
-->--''[[Music/{{Gloryhammer}} Gloryhammer]]'': Apocalypse 1992


->Between the time I had closed my eyes on the train and the time I had opened them again, some organizing principle had failed. I’ve always imagined the occurrence in very literal terms. I have always envisaged a vast, impossible building, a spiritual power station with an unstable core shitting out the world’s energy and connectivity. I’ve always envisaged the cogs and wheels of that unthinkable machinery overheating, some critical mass being reached... the mechanisms faltering and seizing up as the core explodes soundlessly and spews its poisonous fuel across the city and beyond.
->In [[NoOSHACompliance Bhopal]], Union Carbide vomited up a torturing, killing bile. In [[UsefulNotes/{{Chernobyl}} Chernobyl]], the fallout was a more insidious cellular terrorism.
->And now Kilburn erupts with vague entropy.


->'''Riley''': Buffy. When I saw you stop the world from, you know, ending, I just assumed that was a big week for you. Turns out I suddenly find myself needing to know the plural of "apocalypse".
--->-- '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "A New Man"

->''After the orbital strikes, Thunderhawk bombardments, Whirlwinds, Vindicators, fusion and starfire and finally Battle Brothers with flamers had finished cleansing the world of all the enemies of Man, we built a monastery in the center of the largest, most radioactive impact crater. We named the planet "Tranquility", for it was very quiet now.''
-->-- ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

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->'''Riley''': Buffy.->Buffy. When I saw you stop the world from, you know, ending, I just assumed that was a big week for you. Turns out I suddenly find myself needing to know the plural of "apocalypse".
--->-- -->--'''Riley''', '''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''', "A New Man"

->''After the orbital strikes, Thunderhawk bombardments, Whirlwinds, Vindicators, fusion and starfire and finally Battle Brothers with flamers had finished cleansing the world of all the enemies of Man, we built a monastery in the center of the largest, most radioactive impact crater. We named the planet "Tranquility", for it was very quiet now.''
-->-- ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''
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->'''Kodos''': Smooth move, Space Lax. You've destroyed the totality of existence!\\
'''Kang''': It'll be fine. I'll just leave a note.''
-->--''TheSimpsons'', "[[HalloweenEpisode Treehouse of Horror XVI]]"



->'''Head Death:''' OKAY. WHO DESTROYED THE UNIVERSE?
->'''Serron, [[Series/{{Mythbusters}} Adam]], [[Series/CrocodileHunter Steve]]:''' Don't look at me!
->'''Adam:''' By the way, myth confirmed!
-->--''Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic'', [[http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/comic.php?current=2176 #2176]]



->"[[Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} You]] and your twin primed the machine, but this little baby still needs a lot of fuel. So it's breaking down your dimension. Soon, your reality will collapse into a one-dimensional point in time and space."
-->-- '''Mr. Mxyzptlk''', ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInThe8thGrade''


-->-- '''Wendy''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''

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-->-- '''Wendy''', '''Wendy Corduroy''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''



Halve a nice day.''\\
--'''Pragmatist''', Edmund Conti

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Halve a nice day.''\\
--'''Pragmatist''',
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-->--'''Pragmatist''',
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->I saw a guard, as alone as all the others. What’s happened? I asked him. [[HeroicBSOD He was confused, shaking his head]]. He would not look at me. Something’s happened, he said. Something... there was a collapse... nothing works properly... there’s been a... a breakdown...
->He was being very inexact. That wasn’t his fault. [[RealityIsOutToLunch It was a very inexact apocalypse]].
->Between the time I had closed my eyes on the train and the time I had opened them again, some organizing principle had failed. I’ve always imagined the occurrence in very literal terms. I have always envisaged a vast, impossible building, a spiritual power station with an unstable core shitting out the world’s energy and connectivity. I’ve always envisaged the cogs and wheels of that unthinkable machinery overheating, some critical mass being reached... the mechanisms faltering and seizing up as the core explodes soundlessly and spews its poisonous fuel across the city and beyond.
->In [[NoOSHACompliance Bhopal]], Union Carbide vomited up a torturing, killing bile. In [[UsefulNotes/{{Chernobyl}} Chernobyl]], the fallout was a more insidious cellular terrorism.
->And now Kilburn erupts with vague entropy.
-->--''[[Creator/ChinaMieville Looking For Jake]]''


-->-- '''Mr. Mxyzptlk''', ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInTheEightGrade''

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-->-- '''Mr. Mxyzptlk''', ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInTheEightGrade''
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->During the first million years of its existence, mankind survived five apocalypses without succumbing to extinction. It endured the Apocalypse of Steel, the Apocalypse of Hydrogen, the Apocalypse of Serotonin, both Apocalypses of Water, the second of which occurred despite certain contracts to the contrary. Mankind also survived the Apocalypse of Grease, which wasn't a true apocalypse, although it wiped out nearly half of humanity by clogging the gears that ran the densely packed [[UnderwaterCity underwater cities]] of Lor, [[NoodleIncident but that's a tale for another time]].
-->--''How The World Became Quiet,'' by Rachel Swirsky

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