Joe2stories

Stories from a Dublin Scientist

Month: September, 2016

Welcome party

Grotesque face looking up the stairs

“Come on down!” it said “It’s great”

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The Omen Suite by Jerry Goldsmith

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Written for The Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 Challenge number 13 number 73.

 

Mission Ready

“Hey you!” Marc shouted, at a student clumsily holding a strand of Mylar “Careful!”

Across the field, scores of volunteers worked together trying to fold a square kilometre of fabric into a space the size of a washing machine.

It wasn’t going to be easy but the solar sail would be ready.

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Written for the Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 Challenge number 72.

Design Flaw

“These nanotech space suits are brilliant.” Said Commander Kaine, “They just wrap¬†around you.”

“One thing!” He warned, “Don’t ever touch someone else while it’s growing.”

surreal-mars-art

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Written for The Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting thirteen Challenge Number 70.