Tag: Sci-Fi

Idiot Proof

Mean BMW

She was a quick one. I thought she might get away, but I feel the satisfying thump of bone and flesh against alloy and carbon fiber. I grimace as I feel her heel crunch into my aluminum fender. Damn, another…

Castle All-O-Rica

Bronze Dragon

This story is a spin off of Box Elder, found here, or in my book. I live in a castle. A great big castle. My daddy left it to me. He left me Zirenth too. Who is Zirenth? He is…

NRFL

NRFL Robot Player

Game Day I used to get excited for game day. It was part of my life long conditioning. Everything led up this day. But no more. The game has changed. No longer is it about our individual skills. No longer…

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

My real father never did much for me, aside from give me life. My stepfather on the other hand, he showed me what it was to be a man, to be successful…responsible. He was a long haul over the road…

Greatest Show on…

Space Fleet

“Battle stations!” the ships AI called out automatically as a small collection of ships jumped into close proximity of the fleet. “What the hell is going on Lieutenant Daniels!” Rear Admiral Menzies called to his radar officer from his station…

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…

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…