Joe2stories

Stories from a Dublin Scientist

Month: October, 2016

Real Estate

It was gorgeous. Five houses by a lake. Graham pointed at the largest one in the centre and said “I’ll take it.”

“Excellent choice.” The agent said, “Well worth the premium.”

Graham could barely see flaws of the ‘Sky’ above, hiding the walls of the habitat.

“Indeed!” He said “Well worth it.”

Copyright: Norm Gresley

Andare” by Ludovico Einauldi from Divenire. (Retrieved from David Ballard)

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Written for The Grammar Ghoul Presses Shapeshifting 13 Challenge number 76.

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Side Effects

“Have you made the immortality serum?”

“More or less”

“Meaning?”

“It keeps you alive! No doubt about that?”

“What?”

“There’s been a problem maintaining flesh long term.”

“How’s that a problem?”

“Let me show you.”

“I don’t see….Oh!”

Image Copyright Hugo Simberg

Attribution Frederic Chopin

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Written for the Grammar Ghoul Press Shapeshifting 13 Challenge number 75.