“Did the Roman Empire fall because of the selfishness and cruelty of a male European elite who lost the support of the masses?”
His eagle’s stare swept over the downturned eyes before him. No one ventured an answer.
“If the glass towers of capitalism are the modern equivalent of temples and victory arches, is history doomed to repeat itself?”
The door to the auditorium opened and a female figure stood in a shaft of light. “Professor White? I’m Lydia Hardy, your new Head of Department. Meet me in my office after this class for a long overdue staff and syllabus review.”
A drabble is a very short story, of up to 100 words.