Stories tagged “SCI-FI”

  • The End of the World

    NASA has predicted that in 15 minutes, the sun will have reached the red giant stage. While temps have already forced all humans underground for centuries, in this stage, the Earth will change orbit even more than it has in the last 100 years, and all li…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Search for the Fluron Particle

    It wasn't fair. Not at all. She mulled over in her mind how mission control could make such a decision and not even consult her. The audacity of it boggled her mind.

    Taylor had been assigned to this mission on accident essentially, but her contributions …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • The Ship of One More

    “In the event of a gravitational storm, please return to your seat and buckle your restraints as demonstrated by the hologram in front of you. In the case of decompression..”

    I tuned out the flight attendant. I'd taken this trip many times recently as bo…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Filling the Void

    Marcos massaged his temple with a thick thumb. "Good party last night."

    I offered him some of my Water Plus. "You never know which one will be your last."

    He didn't grimace or laugh, just nodded as he accepted my canteen. He knew the stakes. We all did.…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • The Wall

    I walk in its shade, its shadow. The sun cowers meekly behind the imposing monolith, a testament to society and order. My footprints lie vaguely in my wake, brushed by the desert winds. My parched throat longs for relief; my legs wail and gnash in pain. W…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Death, She Wrote

    Oswald hated cases like this. Common break-ins, unstable shoot-em ups in the living room; panic killings. Nothing interesting about them. The killer would hopefully succumb to their conscience and spare themselves the ordeal of the guilt.

    The floorboards…

    Posted 6 years ago