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 […]
A little girl gets bullied by her peers. Her parents are involved in something greater than she can understand.
The savage cold of Meris chilled my body to the core. It threatened to crush me with its embrace, to choke whatever life was left in me. How could I forget those first days?
The Union of Six flagships roared in the distance, drowning all who can hear them with The Ultimatum.
“In 72 hours, this planet will be cleansed.
All life will be erased if your civil war does not stop…
Sweat rolled off his forehead and burst upon the concrete floor as he examined his work. “Finally, a moment of rest,” he thought to himself, and rubbed his aching shoulder.
There’s nothing like exploring the fringes of the galaxy to figure out what you want to do with your life.
This is the stuff of dreams. The drink of gods, the enabler of magic, and the driving force of our civilization, all distilled in small but sturdy glass vials on a moon forty-seven light-years from our home
Nothing makes a forty-seven light-year journey more exciting than an explosion in a backup vessal.
Has it really been 970 years of sleep? To think… Almost a millennium of time that never was. Oh, the dreams I had! I would almost do this trip again, if only for a millennium of vivid dreams.