Once in the Facility

Avatar Author: Adam Taylor I can never think of anything to put for my Bio so I'll keep it short and sweet. I'm Adam, I'm from Cornwall in SW England. Currently doing Engineering at Exeter Uni. I need something to get my creativity out so here I... Read Bio

I had a dream.

I was back on Earth in the recruitment center. Jones was there, his armour was on the floor next to him. I’d only seen him without his armour once.


He turned to me then walked to the door at the end of the Corridor. He opened it, a bright light illuminated him and I awoke.

I know why I had been dreaming about him, it’s because he had died, a thing unheard of in our regiment. The Facility took care of us in unlikely events, unknown situations. We were always kept safe. But Jones had died and that was that. The Facility were lost, they were panicked and worried. Paranoid. This never happened before, and it hadn’t happened since. They began an investigation and I was pulled into it.

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  1. Avatar The Third Robot

    It was well written, however I don’t really dig the story. It seems as though not too much happened and I was left a little unsatisfied.

  2. Avatar Jim Stitzel

    I’m with the mechanical man. You tell us that Jones’ death is an important anomaly, but it doesn’t really feel all that important. It doesn’t really evoke an emotional response in me.

    That said, it’s nice to see you on here, Adam! Looking forward to seeing more out of you.

  3. Avatar Adam Taylor

    May rewrite it soon then to emphasise it a bit more. Expect it over the weekend.

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