What if the rapture has already happened but no-one noticed?
You know, one old lady in Ohio, a farmhand outside Mumbai and a hamburger flipper in Bejing were bodily taken… and that was it. The righteous, as defined by the ineffable will of the almighty, have been swept up and dwell at his right hand.
And the tribulation is us having to live with each other.
Bah, I bet Neil Gaiman already wrote a story about it…