Adella’s bright eyes opened. “Hey,” a voice said. “I can’t believe you somehow slept through that.” Adella turned towards Risa, the mission leader. “Look out there, that’s Martian soil.” Adella looked through the window next to her and saw the rust-colored dunes, and the strangest sight: a blue sunset. The hazy orange sky melted into […]
She looked around quickly, to see if anything had been taken. There weren’t many people left above ground, but Sara knew there were a few stragglers left behind, clinging to the past just like herself. The abandoned home was an oddity—not a single broken window, no busted doors, and everything seemed intact. Inside, dust covered […]
She wasn’t happy about it, but she’d been recalled to life for a reason. The Divine had told her it would be a relatively short, but essential trip back to Earth. At a young age, and as an illiterate farm girl, she noticed something strange. She could still remember her time in Heaven, her conversations […]
On the snow-covered street leading to the market, Azara sang. It was the only song she knew, a song no one else had heard before. She focused on the song, her voice filled the afternoon with shades of sadness and nostalgia…
She finds a secret way out of the underground city which she lived in her entire life. What will she find in the strange new world above?