we're the ones they left behind to die, the leftovers, unwanted. when they return, the world is in rebellion. everyone has turned to each other for support, and supplies. the world is turmoil and groups are taking over.
Writing Prompt -- As magic returns to the world, purchasable drinks actually start having magical effects. Energy drinks actually imbue you with energy. Diet drinks cause noticeable weight loss. Vitamin drinks heal injuries and disease and so on.