Stone Kisses

The sudden storm caught the woman off guard, the clash of thunder startling her, making her lose her footing on the wet rocks. Her hands slid against the rock, frantically trying to grab at one sticking out. She gasped when she found one that was also flat. She clung to the rock and pulled herself … Continue reading Stone Kisses

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The Ship

The river of stars bubbled, cooed and hiccuped, making the astronaut stir from their slumber. The river of greens, blues, purples and silver lapped at the astronaut's legs, engulfing their shins in cosmic dust.The astronaut's suit felt abnormally heavy, crushing their spine and ribs into the red and yellow sands of the universe. They slowly … Continue reading The Ship

II.

The Atonement, the ARK ship, slowly pulled up the Pagoda's side hours later.  While the ARK ship was fully stocked for another couple hundred years, the citizens had made it a habit to venture out of their way by a few hundred klicks to other ships drifting in space.  The community had gotten into scrimmages with space … Continue reading II.

I.

Thousands of feet pounded against the steel grate floor as everyone rushed towards the escape pods. The Pagoda, an interstellar cruise ship, was going down. The ship had already been going through enough hardship; the cruise ship got "lost" on the way home.  The 6 month long trip had been been lost in space for 3 … Continue reading I.