Wednesday Prompt Smash: Receiving Transmission

A/N: In which I am heavily influenced by all the Star Trek I’ve been watching recently. Don’t forget to check out Tim’s work. Prompt: Receiving Transmission Word Limit: 200 words “Captain, we’re receiving a transmission.” “Patch it through, Lieutenant.” Who could be sending this transmission? Wondered the captain as they waited for the message to [...]

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Viewing Platform

A/N: If you have time check out Tim's work. Prompt: Viewing Platform Word Limit: 200 words High above the colony, raised far above it all, was the Intergalactic Alliance Headquarters. Its shadow fell across the settlement; older members of the colony would use it to tell the time. “Grandpa, c’mon we’re going to be late!” [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Activate The Emergency Beacon

Prompt: “Activate the emergency beacon” Word Limit: 200 words All was quiet on the bridge, warning lights blinked on and off. In the vacuum of space, the craft drifted, a gaping hole in the side. Most of the crew had been lost in the attack, the majority of what remained were asleep in cryo chambers. [...]

Wednesday Prompt Smash: 20 colonies of mankind

Prompt: 20 colonies of mankind Word Limit: 400 words “All aboard the Centurion, our magnificent cruise will be travelling to all 20 of mankind’s colonies!” “Is it safe Mummy?” “Of course it is sweetie, we’ll be safe on board the centurion and plus humans aren’t that bad.” Hordes of people boarded the Centurion intergalactic spaceship; [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Frondescence

*Frondescence: leafage; foliage “What strange frondescence, I’ve never seen so many colour hues before.” Miki remarked as they trekked through the jungle. “Do you think we could take some samples back to Maranea?” “No Miki, we’re not here for plant samples.” Commander grunted from the front of the line, Miki the ever curious botanist pouted… [...]

Saturday Word of the Day: Sociolect

*Sociolect: a variety of a language used by a particular social group; a social dialect “Dr Isano, it’s a pleasure to have you on board.” “Thank you General, I look forward to working with you and your team here.” “Dr Isano, your file says you speak Ragonik?” “Yes.” “We were wondering if you might be [...]