by Kathryn A

Blakes 7

( 100 words) [2004-12-24]

Drabble on theme of "hope/peace/joy".

B7 Friday: Hope/Peace/Joy
Date: 24th December 2004

Hope is very dangerous.

When the propaganda division acquired the recording of Blake's demise, they thought they'd found a goldmine. It turned into their worst nightmare. The citizenry reacted in all the wrong ways.

The news was slanted as a falling out of thieves. Yet those who believed it completely came away with this nugget of truth: Blake had managed to evade the Administration for four years. That gave them hope. Others assumed it was propaganda, a mass of desperate lies. Either Blake wasn't dead, or he was a martyr. That gave them hope.

The Federation toppled two years later.