Action 41


Sci-Fi Shorts

on’t be stupid.” he said, and then, almost to himself “Code is the only language in the universe that means exactly what it says. It’s the truest mirror of reality there is.” “But…” “No. There isn’t a counter argument.” “But humans aren’t like that! They’re n-“ “Humans?” Potar’s eyes flicked up to challenge Rin’s for […]

14 June, 2015

My Stranger


Sci-Fi Shorts

I first saw him riding out near the old shipwreck to the north of the town. I was climbing on the lank, curved metal girders that rise out of the ground on the hill like the broken rib cage of an ancient monster. I had run away from home. Last night while my father and sister were […]

7 June, 2015

Late


Sci-Fi Shorts

The rain that evening formed a translucent blur as it slid in sheets down the domed glass roof over the main street. The sky was hidden behind it somewhere, but it just looked like one ominous colour from where I was standing. Droves of people swirled around me. When I was young, the streets hadn’t […]

1 March, 2015

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