Alien Animal Control

“Snakes with lasers?” Park whined. They were both in their underpants.“Yup,” Adrian said, opening the crate with their gear. Park reached inside and lifted his smartsuit from it, then held it up. It didn’t seem to fit his size. “This is too large for me.”Adrian slapped his head. “You moron. Read more…

Hot Jupiter

“Why, oh why, did I volunteer for this?” Dytis cried out moments before the jump. He looked down at the swirling clouds of the gas giant. The shapes and swirls were mesmerising, like an endless cup of latte and him being the sugar cube ready to dip inside. Hope he Read more…

Technosphere

“Okay, but where’s the fault,” the AI asked. “Somewhere in there,” his supervisor said, waving at the titanic ball of crap currently in orbit. The AI turned a few drones upwards to see it better. It was impossible to even put the damn thing into frame. “That thing weighs approximately Read more…

The Hole City

“You mean the whole city?” the new mayor asked. “No, the hole city. Just the part inside the hole,” the e-person explained to him. The mayor rubbed his chin. “I thought I’d be the mayor of the city.” “Yes. Of the hole city,” the e-person repeated patiently. The mayor looked Read more…