Ever have to make a decision? I don't mean something like: Should I watch show A and record show B, or should I watch show B and record show A? How about a decision that decides the path the human race takes? That is what happens to the protagonist in this story. It's not a task he wants.
The year is 3020. Life as humanity knew it has ceased to cope. Poverty and disease has spread on a massive global scale. Scientists spend millions of dollars of research to find a serum for immunity. For eternal life. But only for the wealthy will this be available. As years progress the need for...
â€œUsed the job to get here, then the job got in the way. I know the feeling.â€
Cheryl is torn between her responsibilities to her friends and as an engineer aboard a space station and her dream: to explore the galaxy.
It could have been more detailed with the violence and all, but this was originally made for a school short story assignment. It's pretty good though... Or at least I think it is anyway... But if there's anything I should try to improve on, let me know.
Where did humanity come from? Why did we evolve so much faster and further than any other species on this planet? What secrets are governments keeping from the ordinary person?
Imagine if instead of a first contact situation, worldwide events unfolded that revealed something else - that first co...
A short story tracking a lone survivor in a post apocalyptic world, and his struggle to keep his mentality up until his eventual death.
I have a commentary written up explaining my writing choices, which I may upload at a later date.
| Updated Mar 13, 2014
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