Stories tagged “exodus”

  • Beautiful Sunset

    The sunset was crimson red, more vibrant than any sunset she had seen before. Later she learned that was because of the huge number of particulates in the air caused by the detonations. Earth had been attacked, not by humans, but by some alien intellig...

  • Aboard

    The ship was small, but relatively spacious inside due to it’s spherical shape. The airlock almost smelled musty, quite a feat for a room that was routinely sucked clean by pressure changes. The main chamber of the ship had a high ceiling, covere...

  • Lift off

    Chemical rockets roared beneath them, a deep, almost melodious sound that they felt in their stomachs. Lucy could hear Maris shouting something over the roar and the captain responding, they worked at consoles with relaxed speed from years of practice....

  • Beyond These Walls

    Coughing smoke and blood, she stumbled into a culvert. A glance behind was accompanied by a prayer that she hadn’t been followed. Firemen were probably just arriving at the complex – her escape would be unconfirmed until they gained control...

  • Toward the Dawn

    She had a friend out there, somewhere. A friend who spoke to her in the same non-voice of her own thoughts. She hadn’t questioned this. She hadn’t complained when the voice told her how to cause so much destruction. She had wanted so much t...

    • Author: Quijax
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Living the secret

    When scientists discovered that the section of our brain previously thought to house our imagination was, in fact, a receiver of far-off memories, it was only a matter of time before the implications were realized. Every dirty thought, every wet dream ...

    • Author: Oy
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Entry 12: 3-Word Prompt Chain Exultation Riverside Expunge(Pt 1)

    I’ll ne’er forget my exultation When I left my home-born nation, Crossed the arid desert wide, Laid my sack at riverside We had prayed, Oh Lord, deliver All your folk from slavery; River Water, we hoped, would expunge Our sins, so in we lu...

  • Project Peregrínus Praesent (June 2)

    “Is this the only choice we have? Is this what we have been reduced to?” The President mumbled. “Sir, we are talking about the salvation of our species. Of course this is the only choice we have.” One of the scientists by his si...

  • The Last Signal

    A green streak rose high into the air and exploded into a series of white lights. Hope died with the lights, leaving behind only a deeper darkness. “That’s it then?” Chancellor Valera asked, turning to Astor. “Yes.” The high-elf seemed shocke...