I knew it would happen. As soon as there were twice as many women than men, the bomb dropped and the signal went out, leaving us in stunned dread as the television static drowned out the screams of the dying.
In the beginning, the genders were equal in number. Then the women grew by a third, and again until they outnumbered the men 2 to 1. The men decided a bomb would fix that. The women ignored them and kept watching TV, gossiping through their gas masks.