The Armistice Has Been Signed, but… Writing Prompt

Traces of cautious hope can be seen on the faces of the exhausted soldiers and citizens. The announcement has been made that a truce has been signed while the higher-ups negotiate for long-term agreements. However, as you look around, you suddenly see…

Continue the story. I deliberately made it vague so that you can make it any time period you want, from historical to futuristic, and even to fantasy settings.

Let me know what kind of setting you would write for this. I’m torn between historical and fantastical. The madman in my brain says to combine them.

Inspiration: I looked up Feb. 9th on www.onthisday.com, and I noticed that there are quite a few events of invasions and truces that happened on this particular day (Although, that’s probably not surprising, given humanity’s penchant for war).