• 18-Lalslan

    Silver light washed the mountains, paled them┬áso they gleamed with cosmic metal. Stars beyond twinkled across the blue-to-black night sky while the white sands of the mountain where he stood were lit garish white-blue-purple. Songs flowed through his head, half-remembered and almost heard. Old nostalgic dance music from a youth spent in clubs and warehouse …

  • 16-Lalslan

    Lalslan prepared for his shuttle. He was beyond ready; he’d been waiting for days in the quarantine facility. Its tiny metal halls, racks of supplies, potted plants, robotic attendants, racks of cryogenic tanks holding surplus bodies- he knew every inch of it by now, and it was driving him absolutely out of his mind. He’d …

  • Running

      }{ Among the skyscrapers of Gen Stulp, in the nation of Grudensaan, a man could be seen running down the sidewalk. He stuck out because of his speed, and also his off-world clothing. Soon he found his contact; an older robot with molded green torso and legs, bright yellow angular stylish gloves and boots, …