Riley Nova

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Riley Nova is not just an ordinary girl. She is the offspring of two alien races. Once when she turns 13, unusual things begin to happen. Much like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, Riley must complete the process before she is captured and annihilated.

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Submitted: July 10, 2016

Music blasted from the nearby clock radio.  A figured huddled under a pink-checkered comforter did not move. Knock…knock…kno... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: July 14, 2016

  “RILEY!”  Mrs. Nova was at the door again.  “Your breakfast is getting cold.” “I don’t care!” she ... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: July 16, 2016

Before Riley opened the door, her mother said, “I told you to take off that sweater and put some socks on!”   “I don... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: July 17, 2016

  Riley left her house and walked through the tall grass in her yard stepping onto Moody Street.  Next, she turned right on... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: July 19, 2016

Chapter Five ‘That was so weird!’  Examining her left palm Riley saw her birthmark of red dots had blended into an oval shap... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: July 22, 2016

“You’re late!  You’re so-o- lucky the bus hasn’t come,” declared Maddie, rushing over to her friend.  “Well, I’m ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: July 25, 2016

“Do you want to know how I know it’s gonna get hot today?” Tad asked Riley.  Still glancing out the window, Riley mumbled, “... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: July 29, 2016

 A security guard stood at the entrance directing everyone to the office for a late pass.   “Next,” said the office... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: July 30, 2016

“Sh-sh,” warned the hall monitor near the girls’ bathroom.  The two girls handed their passes to the monitor and then strolled... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: August 02, 2016

As it turned out, Riley was not able to give an explanation.  The restroom door opened and three girls walked in complaining about t... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: August 05, 2016

Riley took four cartons of milk, tossing them on her tray, and then walked over to the cashier.  “That…will…be…65 cents…ho... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: August 13, 2016

  “M-m-m…good,” said Riley, wiping away the drops of milk with the sleeve of her sweater.   Maddie was speech... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: August 19, 2016

A woman’s face appeared with long, platinum hair.  She had a bump on her head.  This strange creature held out her hands.&nbs... Read Chapter

Chapter Fourteen

Submitted: August 26, 2016

Going down one street after another, the cyclist maintained a constant pace.  The basket dug into Riley’s legs as she leaned again... Read Chapter

Chapter Fifteen

Submitted: August 27, 2016

A lot of noise stirred the air, such as the siren from a police car and the vibrating sound from an ambulance.  But, these sounds di... Read Chapter

Chapter Sixteen

Submitted: September 04, 2016

Riley was lying in a capsule filled with a yellow, gelatin substance.  She grabbed a fistful of goop and began to suck on it.  ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seventeen

Submitted: September 10, 2016

The woman watched the infant slide out on the wooden table.  “Golly, gee,” she cried.  “You got out by yourself!” ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eighteen

Submitted: October 08, 2016

“R-ring, r-ring, r-ring,” went the telephone.  Riley rushes in the darkened living room to answer it.  She hears her mother... Read Chapter

Chapter Nineteen

Submitted: October 15, 2016

“You won’t see any lights in the sky,” echoed a voice inside her head.   “Jeepers!  What is happening to me?”... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty

Submitted: October 23, 2016

“Say, what!” replied Riley, as she reached for the creature again.  She stopped when the creature smiled revealing its sharp tee... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-One

Submitted: October 30, 2016

“Aahh!” screamed Zeloph, running between Riley’s legs. “We have to hide!”  Riley watched the creature trying to hide under... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Two

Submitted: November 06, 2016

The mention of ‘master’ silenced Eko.  He dragged Riley by her arm out the front door.  Behind her, she heard more sliding ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Three

Submitted: November 25, 2016

Riley dreamed she was lying in her bed snuggled in the softness that surrounded her.  Was that chicken noodle soup she smelled? ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Four

Submitted: December 04, 2016

Not noticing the change in his captive, the Marine hissed, “I didn’t like spending time with those pigs!”  A pair of steel-gra... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Five

Submitted: December 11, 2016

A dozen taganauts began closing in. They stopped abruptly when they heard the sound of someone laughing.  A huge, hairy arm flung se... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Six

Submitted: December 30, 2016

Riley sank deeper and deeper into the quicksand.  Mud began to fill her opened mouth along with something else.  Zeloph yanked ... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 16, 2017

Zeloph used Riley’s body as a couch, so he could place Weloph on his lap. ‘This sleeping creature is Ariah’s daughter, Saturna.&nbs... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Eight

Submitted: January 28, 2017

“Okay, I’ll use my vocal cords just to please you.  And you should get some practice using yours, too,” replied Zeloph, waitin... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-Nine

Submitted: February 20, 2017

“Unlike rabbizillions like us, who can reproduce by cloning, Riley’s birth required the mating of two creatures.  She is a mixed... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty

Submitted: March 19, 2017

Smiling, he continued with the story.  “My mistress, Ariah, and her grandmother lived in a an underground chamber beneath a large ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-One

Submitted: April 09, 2017

“Father…do…you…m-e-a-n…like the chamber we’re in?” whimpered Weloph.   “No…son…florms don’t live on Ea... Read Chapter