After the end of the world, how do we begin again?

Write a focused, well-structured, and coherent short story that explores this question: After the end of the world, how do we begin again? Choose a genre in which to write your story; for example, realistic fiction, magical realism, or science fiction. Consider the ways in which the qualities of different genres can help you express your message and effectively develop characters and events. Use the elements of short stories in your writing. View instructions on page 1 of the attached document.