Tag: Flash Fiction

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

My real father never did much for me, aside from giving 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…

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…

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…

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…

Long Cold Winter

Sun Dogs

I look out through the smart glass, taking in the vast expanses of snow that blankets the world around me. I hear the wind as it caresses the smooth parts of my enviroarmor, and rattles any lose baubles. I check…