“Broke Quantum Gate; Became Time Traveller…”
They loved coming to the field on their dates.
It was their quiet place, away from their problems. She would forget all her work pressure and melt in his embrace. He would forget about his daily woes and truly smile in her presence. They would lie down on the grass and gaze endlessly at the starry skies. They would talk about everything under the sun, laugh at each other’s jokes and sometimes, they would simply stare into each other’s eyes. This, was not one such night. This night, they had company.
Company that flew in from space, and abducted them…
Word Count: 100
Into the darkness, I lead my ship.
It seemed like the best idea before it became reality: Escape the mundanities of regular life, and set sail on a voyage to explore the world. I wanted to experience the various adventures this world had to offer. A bunch of young ones who were influenced by my words, joined me on my escape from reality. This scares me now. What if I made a mistake? Will these young ones suffer because of me?
Not on my watch…
The darkness does not look so bad, with the moon and stars guiding me…
Word Count: 99
Carrot Ranch November 29: Flash Fiction Challenge
This is the Sixth part of this story!
Read the prequels here:
Part 1- Twittering Tales: Statues
Part 2- Flash Fiction: Nice Neighborhood
Part 3- Twittering Tale: Raindrops
Part 4- Flash Fiction: Briefing
Part 5- Flash Fiction: The Hunt Begins
As the trio reached the edge of the forest, they looked upon the neighborhood from their vantage point.
Medusa’s chaotic art was on display. Dozens of statues decorated the silent town-centre. The neighborhood had been stripped of all its pace, and brought to a complete stand still. Billy gasped.
“She is such a monster.”
“We made that monster. Her appearance, her powers were all our doing. (Read more about this in Flash Fiction: Transform) She was the first of the Demigod Programme.”
“As I recall, she volunteered…”
Perseus interrupted, pointing in the neighborhood’s direction.
(Find the sequel here: Flash Fiction: Disturbance)