Monday, January 24, 2011
The Surface--The Story Continues
The Rogue Speaks:
Note to readers: I decided to carry this story a little farther than just 100 words, so go to the comments and follow JJ's comments and my replies to him. Any ideas? I am open to suggestions!!
Sci-fi?? You want us to write sci-fi? Jenny, you are one tough teacher! I thought last week's assignment was tough, but this Saturday Centus is really taxing my brain. Well, nothing ventured, nothing gained!! As always, the prompt is in bold type.
The brilliant artificial sunlight flooded Selah's tiny room. It was the only way she knew that the morning had come. Scott had left to investigate the situation up on The Surface, bringing her up if he could, and Selah was frightened and confused.
It had been years since she had been up there, but that didn't frighten her. She hated being alone, not knowing if she would ever see Scott again. They had only recently been allowed to mate, and the tiny movements inside her belly told her she would produce another life.
"Beam me up, Scottie!" she prayed tearfully.