The Encyclopaedia of Forgotten Places bent the wooden shelf into a half moon. From within faint scratching could be heard as more pages appeared and was filled with handwriting. Beyond the shelf in the library the world slowly changed as sea levels rose, weather took on strange new patterns, and people fled their home planet for other places that had been terraformed to resemble the home they had left behind. Soon only faint scratching remained.

This micro story appeared on Paragraph Planet on Saturday – check out their website for more great micro fiction stories.