Tag Archive: scifi

Sep 21

The Edge of the Earth: A 400-Word Sci-Fi Short Story

My house resides at the edge of the Earth. At the corner of ruin and strife. At the intersection of alone and scared. The world ended two years ago. A massive viral contagion culled ninety-five percent of our population. For those fortunate souls, death was swift. Those who survived because of a mysterious immunity were …

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Aug 31

Wednesday Short Story: Another dose of Sci-Fi

“Space is a big place.” Shawn had heard that damn cliché ad nauseum. He’d heard it a thousand times during Galactic Flight School. A thousand more times when he joined the military, and a thousand times again when they promoted him to Interstellar Special Ops. When he was dishonorably discharged for muscling money under the table …

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Aug 23

Short story entry: A sci-fi twist

“No one could figure out how you’d managed to disappear without a trace. Please stay strong. We will do what we can to set you free. Love, Ben and Miranda.” As if I needed the reminder. Disgusted, I crumpled the letter and hurled it into the corner of my prison cell. I’d been locked away …

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