Category Archives: Science Fiction

Annihilation

Photo by WikiImages at Pixabay.com Through the helmet, I looked at the Space Station and my heart shattered. Those beasts had massacred my friends. I was the only one left now. But I refused to lose myself in despair. Revenge … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Our scientists had first caught the distress signal two weeks ago. All the investment in our Space Program, and decades of painful waiting while listening to the cribbing of the naysayers, it had all turned … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell!

Photo Prompt © Renee Heath “When do the fireworks start?” Bob asked impatiently as he gulped down the last of his beer. Jim shook his head and said, “I have absolutely no idea, mate.” Steve got up and said, “Let … Continue reading

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The Little Green Man

Photo prompt courtesy Fandango As per The Plan, I looked at the Drone hovering just above my head and announced majestically, “Puny Earthlings, I am Brwydgjhdbjhg from Mars. We have come here to lay claim on your planet, in the … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Part 4

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, started another Finish The Story challenge, this one titled “Starting Over.” Here’s the first part: Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him … Continue reading

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Distress Signal

Photo by Graehawk at Pixabay.com The bustling bazaar came to a standstill as Jane’s entire body suddenly lit up, like she was on the verge of going up in flames. Jane looked up in disgust, and then, adjusting her earpiece … Continue reading

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The Writers Shall Inherit the Earth

Photo by Matt Artz at Unsplash “Are you sure these were the last of them?” I asked my General. “Yes Sir,” he replied. I sighed in relief. We’d managed to extract the last group of writers too. Now we could … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Victors – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

When we first landed on the planet that its original inhabitants called Earth, we were surprised at the minimal level of resistance that we faced. When we had watched pirated copies of moving pictures like Independence Day and War of … Continue reading

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Queering the Pitch – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I got out of my time machine and approached the building cautiously. PHOTO PROMPT © Douglas M. MacIlroy Peeking in through the window, I saw that the bosses were all there, discussing the plot. Tonight, they would be taking the … Continue reading

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The Invisible Man

I waited patiently at the edge of the lonely street for my next victim. This would be my tenth robbery in as many days, they’d even given me a name- The Invisible Man. Unimaginative, but apt, for I had indeed … Continue reading

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