Stories tagged “archaeology”

  • The Dig

    Attempting to unearth her latest find, the Doctor felt a twinge in her back, and stood up to stretch. Despite her youth, the excavation was taking its toll on her body. The aches from yesterday’s work were still with her, building up with each pa...

    • Author: Reiko516
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Dig (edited and re-posted for Challenge)

    Attempting to unearth her latest find—a pre-historic dragon, much larger than present-day fire breathers—the Doctor felt a twinge in her back. Despite her youth, the excavation was taking its toll on her body. She shaded her eyes against th...

    • Author: Reiko516
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • From the Past

    The computer beeped. When Paul didn’t raise his head, it beeped again. He groaned, reaching over to fumble at the keyboard, knocking progress reports off the desk. He had gotten less than four hours of sleep a night for weeks on the dig. “C...

    • Author: bluefish
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • She Is

    She’s got what I like to call ‘Lady Guinevere’ hair. It’s beautifully long and streaked with gold. She flatly refuses that it looks blonde. No one can ever tell what color her eyes are, since there are so many hues jam-packed in...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • An Almost True Story

    “Hi there, I’m Dr McAuley,” I informed the mirror with my best wry smile, my australian leather hat tilted rakishly forward. “I hear you need help with your Early English columns mouldings.” I shifted, hands on hips and a ...

  • This Tomb Is Yours

    Will Hardwick, archaeologist/adventurer extraordinaire, stepped through the freshly plasma-cut entrance into the ancient tomb. Sniffed the air. “Good.” “Eh?” “No humidity. Must have been sealed tight.” He flicked on ...

    • Author: kyle90
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.