The sea wall crumbled. The small village was flooding. People were fleeing. All but one. He knew it was coming.
Doctor Luther Kruss has been trying to warn the public. For ten years the sea levels were slowly rising because of the melting icebergs. But recently it was rapidly happening.
Dr. Kruss feared it would happen this way. He just completed work on a vehicle he called, Escape. It was a amphibious machine that was capable of flying to great heights.
Flying over the destruction and melting ice, Kruss knew it was a matter of days before the planet dried up and died. A touch of guilt, and sadness for the people consumed him. But they did not heed his advice.
Five days later the planet was a desert waste land. And Dr. Kruss was heading across the universe.