Goner

No. 9/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Happy Memorial Day! I knew what the mechanic would say before the words were out of her mouth. The slightly apologetic tilt of the eyebrows, the reservation in the eyes, the uncomfortable shifting of the arms… I’d seen it all too many times.  “I’m sorry, she’s … Continue reading Goner

Nowhere

Ishmael paused on the boundary of everything there had ever been.  His ship smoothly slowed to a standstill. Through the viewport shone stars of all different colours, shapes, and sizes. Goosebumps ran up Ishmael’s arm as he realised that he could be the first being to ever lay eyes upon some of them.  As he … Continue reading Nowhere

Time

It's always advancing. I'm always running. I know I'm not fast enough, but it's the last thing I can do. Across the centuries, every mortal has run from this. I can almost see them as whole galaxies zip past my viewport. They plead and beg and trade, all for one thing: more. More life. More … Continue reading Time