No Box Like Home


Sci-Fi Shorts

He slid the key into the lock and the bolts clunked back releasing the plastic door. The corridor we stood in was mostly well lit which served to illustrate it’s age. I had followed him down the endless tunnel to his box, the regular lighting split by pools of darkness underneath sections of the illumination […]

22 February, 2015

Safe


Sci-Fi Shorts

The people in front of him swarmed as he emerged from the ship. It was like he was a magnet walking out into a crowd of iron filings, all of whom were directing him to barely functioning transports. The quantity of wonder and awe each driver could offer him increased constantly as they all surrounded […]

15 February, 2015

Three Short, Sharp Blasts and War Erupted


Sci-Fi Shorts

In March, five months before the season kicked off, NVC had hit the headlines. The channel submitted a bid three times larger than its rivals. Competing networks saw this not as a bold move but rather a “rash” decision by someone on the edge. For NVC CEO Robin Allardyce, it was neither bold nor “rash”, […]

8 February, 2015

End of the Road


Sci-Fi Shorts

Hey, how are you doing today?” When I said it, she didn’t even look up. I could see how this was going and I loved it, it cheered me right up. In anticipation of my coming performance, I reached down, picked up a glass and started slowly but deliberately, to polish it. “What’s the access […]

1 February, 2015