It was only a slight tremor. Hardly anyone noticed. The gatherings were small and secret. Momentum started when the leader gave his last self serving speech to his duped followers. Now the growing group was determined. Meetings were held, signs were made, and hopes were high. It was a strength in numbers protest, successful for a time, not easily discouraged, but the outcome was fruitless and dim. Most went back to their daily lives. It ended up only being a tremor.