Reblog: 35 Writing Contests in September 2022 – No Entry Fees by Erica Verrillo

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The Pipe Predicament Chapter 4 – A Sci-Fi Mystery Story

“You know, don’t you?” Adan’s voice was behind her as she took the pilot’s seat in the cockpit.  “Of course she knows,” Kr’zani said with barely controlled derision.  Adan chuckled. “I do admire your faith, Kr’zani, but not even Shera knows everything.”  Shera hummed noncommittally as she ran through the computer databanks to see on … Continue reading The Pipe Predicament Chapter 4 – A Sci-Fi Mystery Story

The Pipe Predicament Chapter 3 – A Sci-Fi Mystery Story

Adan leaned forward. “You know something about this?”  Kr’zani’s tail swished lazily. Behind the fierce expression, Adan knew there were rapid calculations running through that brain of his. His nose twitched like he was sniffing the air.  “You’re telling the truth,” Kr’zani said grudgingly.  “Of course I am!” Adan spread his arms and stood to … Continue reading The Pipe Predicament Chapter 3 – A Sci-Fi Mystery Story

The Pipe Predicament Chapter 2 – a Sci-fi Mystery Story

As the moment of discomfort passed, Kr’zani sniffed. Was that the same smell from the fuel pipe coming from Stone? “What's put you in a bad mood today, then? Don't tell me it was…well, me?”Kr’zani’s tail swished back and forth as he identified the scent for certain. “This is my normal mood, as always, Mr. Stone.”“And … Continue reading The Pipe Predicament Chapter 2 – a Sci-fi Mystery Story