"What has happened to the trees and the river? I'm sure it wasn't always like this..."
It was July 7, 21,021, about 18,000 years after the Earth has gone through a massive global warming. Vinny Grill, the son of his country's ruler, had just woke up sweating, having the same nightmare about his mother getting killed.
Step 2; Conflict 2
"Let me in Dad!"
Later that day, Vinny goes to a nature-filled place called Terra to do his environmental homework, and spots some odd things. Trees are lacking in number, the river is dirty, and only few insects and animals were there. Garbage was invading the river and the land instead.
As soon as Vinny gets back home, he starts building a time machine to go back in the past to study the environment back then.
When Vinny tells his father, Tony, what he's doing, Tony got mad for some reason and took away the time machine, not letting Vinny build it.
The next day, Vinny's grandfather, James, hears what happened from Vinny, and tells him about the "hidden" past.
"Long time ago, humans like us existed on Earth. Their society was filled with technology, but eventually they got extinct because of global warming, which was caused by technologies damaging the environment."
After 2 weeks, Vinny and James works together and finishes building the time machine, and goes back in time. When they arrive and get out, the thickness of the heavily polluted air invaded their lungs like wildfire spreading through the forest. Vinny could only spot the dark grey clouds blocking the sunlight, and darkness encompassed the world like a blanket.