Stories tagged “elements”

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    Boarding the orbital mining freighter Irian Jaya, Captain Nordstrom slid his reader card into the alien ship’s mainframe. While the 50 terabyte card transmuted the craft’s breathing cargo, he questioned the bosun’s mate. “Your w...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Gods Are Restless

    There was once many worlds. One world decided it wanted to be One. First, they built Elemental Machines, then they buried the universe’s Four Natural Gods on Earth. Earth is like Australia, an island for prisoners. Here, the Naturals are buried a...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Timeless as the Elements

    “Martin, how’d you get so…weird?” Martin gave her a playful look and wiped the mud from his cheek with his shirtsleeve, “I’m sure I have no idea what you mean.” “Pffft,” she scoffed, “Come on....

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ash

    …finally. When sweet Papa died, Mama & I carried his body to the volcano. We cried & wailed our Family Song over the island, ‘til birds took off in respect of our ritual mourning. Tears fell onto the ceremonial Rain lilies I placed over...

    • Author: Escapist
    • Posted over 5 years ago.