galactic trip

Galactic Trip

4 minute read
Genre: Sci-Fi, Space, Existentialism, Psychological Mystery.
Excerpt: “I will grant your visions. If you come with me, all questions will be answered.”
In a moment they were transcending the earths atmosphere and burning up plasma as they accelerated astronomically. Faster and faster as the little specs of planets and the distant speckle of the grand mother star’s twinkle grew dimmer.

The Gallows of Indignation

3 minute read.
Genre: Post-modernism, Existentialism, Nihilism, Psychological Drama.
Excerpt: The sound of the gallows’ steps was so hollow and ghostly, but clear and loud through the silence of the onlookers as the two men ascended to their fate. The executioner methodically circled the gallows in a calm ceremonial manner. He walked up the stairs onto the platform with the two men after careful inspection of the structure.

Descendants From The Heavens – or – The Odicy

35 minute read.
Genre: Sci-Fi, Space, Existentialism, Psychological Drama
Excerpt: The Nexus was built over vast periods of time and travel in an undisclosed location somewhere in Bootes Supervoid. Anthropomodif was the new designation for the lifeforms that had wrought their own physical being to inhabit this new space frontier through carefully conducted genetic engineering and controlled mutation. Human was merely a distant evolutionary relative to the new species which was “designed” to thrive in space. They were their own creators.

The Little Devil: Ghost of Epistemon

25 minute read.
Genre: Dark Humor, Existentialism, Psychological Drama
Excerpt: Tammy looked up from stocking the garnishes. “Great! What fresh hell brings you in so early? Usually I have at least until noon before I have to make liquid contributions to your ongoing mental and internal, physical decomposing.”… … …

… … …Just then Andy felt the presence beside him and noticed the hand, palm side down, slide across the bar in front of him, and move away to reveal its offering. “Take two of these and call me in the morning. Haven’t found anything yet these babies won’t cure,” Jerry smiled sarcastically. A fiery grimace, cheek to cheek. “Cyanide,” he said with a snicker.

The Selflessness Metric

3 minute read.
Genre: Education, Bureaucracy, Satire
Excerpt: Ms Aritan’s belief was that it was her role, ultimately, to fill those suits, or fill those blue collars with the brightest and most developed young minds she could help to produce. Regardless of the color of their collar, Ms. Aritan’s true goal was to produce an ever superior constituency in which great ideals and progress would self perpetuate far into the future, beyond her material existence. No small task!

Death of All the Salesmen

15 minute read.
Genre: Apocalyptic, Horror, Drama
Excerpt: The sun didn’t rise today… Pitch black days were upon us. Since the dawn of time, our ancestors made mortal sacrifices in dire fear of this very occurrence. Maybe we took it for granted too long that whenever we woke, we would feel the bright warming glow of our creator star looking over us. But at that very moment, an entire population’s ambitions, and an entire future, were humbly erased. … … …

… … … When these so called “genetic bottlenecks”, or “dividers of man” happen, it is always those that embrace the savage darkness within, the most heartless and most vicious that survive and thrive.