Tag Archives: SciFi

The Pleiades Mystery ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Elio Hudson let out a deep breath as he looked at the idylic scene on the small console monitor. It was a photo he had taken of a field of wildflowers last Spring in southeast Texas, a hundred miles from the Houston Space Center … Continue reading

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The Proposal ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Fear drenched Simon Clark like the sweat that covered his body. The wooded path made it look like a morning in early Spring, but the reality of the brutal August heat and the hazy smoke of a dozen wildfires across … Continue reading

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Immersion – Powered by Robots #writephoto

Darya stood on the edge of Stanley Peninsula facing west toward Long Island. It was all part of the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and late on a Thursday afternoon in February, there was no one else in sight. Silently, she … Continue reading

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The Long Way Home – James #writephoto

© Sue Vincent His great-Uncle Ian told him everyone in Glaston knew about the Shrine but no one would say much about it. Terry Walker had only met Uncle Ian once before and that’s when he was only six. His … Continue reading

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Haven – Sarah Brentyn #writephoto

“No, no. That’s east. I’m sure of it.” Angela looked back at the three strangers she’d managed to pick up along her travels. The tall, ginger-haired boy tilted his head. “I think that’s west.” “North,” the little girl toddled up … Continue reading

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Rubbing Salt in the Wound – Sarah Brentyn #WritePhoto

  “There used to be water here,” he pointed to the cliff. “Up to the standing stones.” She nudged some loose debris with her foot. “This is cool, isn’t it? And, no, there wasn’t. Water, I mean.” “How do you … Continue reading

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Breakthrough #WritePhoto by Sarah Brentyn

“Check this out,” he crouched over some green stuff poking through the pavement. “Okay,” I squinted. “I give up. What is it?” “No clue.” “Let’s go. I don’t like this. It’s not right.” “Wait,” he reached out. I grabbed his … Continue reading

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My Savior #WritePhoto by Sarah Brentyn

  “It’s okay,” a voice echoes, “you can come out now.” My eyes have adjusted to the dark and all I see is a white oval. “Why don’t you come in?” I ask. “I’m not sure it’s safe. You really … Continue reading

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Gravity Well by Carl Bystrom #writephoto – Words and Worlds

“I’m stuck,” Davis groaned. “And I can’t see anything….” “That’s ’cause your big ass is blocking the light.” Chisholm twisted the top of the cylinder he was holding and a glow illuminated the rocky floor in a dim circle around … Continue reading

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Bad Air by Carl Bystrom #writephoto

“Damn,” Meredith’s disappointment felt unwarranted. She’d noticed the signs even before shuttling to the surface, but they’d made the descent anyway. This wasn’t the debris of a Solar swarm. Something other than those bastard Locusts had destroyed this world. “Not what … Continue reading

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