Category: Short Story

These are my own short stories.

Sedentarius

Automated City

Only the seed collection automot sees the seedier side of humanity these days, I think as the one who came to visit me rolls off me. All aspects of sensuality, seductiveness…humanity, gone as it goes into nurture and protect mode.…

Thirst

Dune Sunrise

Lieutenant Russ Ensign stood on the bridge of the SFS Axelos studying the data floating above the science table. Before him was a colorful holographic representation of sensor data for the planet the Axelos orbited. What puzzled him most was…

So Close

Companbot

The kiss is impassioned, time momentarily meaningless for both. Then, his eyes flutter open and he pulls back. She looks at him, then tips her head down demurely. He places a hand on her cheek, strokes just under her emerald…

Alternative Universe

Parallel Universe

As I close the door behind me, the feeling of guilt washes over me with an intensity never before felt. Cassandra would be deeply hurt if she found out about my weekly forays into Victoria’s world. As I pass through…

Greed of the Masses

Hands out for public money

I look into the mirror wishing I could shower.  My raven hair glistens with the days of accumulated oil. It’s razor straight, so a messy bun won’t do much to hide it. Instead, I tie most of it into a…

Born From Legend

Hit by a Bus

I was born from legend, it was not my actions that created such a legend. My role in this life is quite simple really, I hunt. Not just any living creatures. No, my pray is of a very specific sub…

Missed Opportunites

Fetus

Hers was a long journey. I watched as her archaic liquid rockets accelerated her primitive craft to escape velocity. The use of multiple stages to get her spacecraft up to escape velocity and their continued use that accelerated her to…

Blind Faith

FTL 37

A shadow of my features looks back at me from my tablet.Colors are vague, my eyes showing more as a light gray, than their sky blue. Myblonde hair, looking light brown. I note the line of my strong jaw, mediumsized…

Fake Heroes

Remote Space Outpost

Another one of these huh? These come across the news feeds every now and again, and Icannot help but wonder why the fuss. Another death of something they like tocall celebrities. Let me see, the star of some show that…