Wednesday Prompt Smash: Mechbear

Prompt: Mechbear Word Limit: 150 words “Allison, what the hell is that?” Daphne gestured wildly at the hulking heap of metal in the corner of her sister’s lab. “It’s an uh, mechbear. Just a little bit of extra credit for my robotics class.” Allison was busy fiddling with a computer hard drive but she could … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Mechbear

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Alien Ship

Prompt: Alien ship hidden on Earth Word Limit: 250 words There was a crack in Uluru. A great big fissure had appeared in the sandstone overnight and understandably people were upset. Ayers Rock, the great big red centre of the Northern Territory was breaking. After the instance indigenous leaders flocked to the gigantic rock, trying … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Alien Ship

Wednesday Prompt Smash: High Rise

Prompt: High Rise Word Limit: 200 words Mars was changing, had been changing for the past fifty years. Kit was tired of change, why did everything have to change? The scuff of red soil left notable stains on Kit’s shoes but he didn’t mind, out on the outskirts was the last part of Mars City … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: High Rise

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Artificial Personal Assistant

Prompt: Artificial Personal Assistant Word Limit:  100 words “Didi, make a note to buy something special for Samantha’s birthday.” Lucius carefully threads his tie into a knot. “Yes, sir. Did you have something specific in mind?” The blinking blue light at the top right of the mirror lets off a short flash as a clearly … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Artificial Personal Assistant

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Starcrypt

A/N: My apologies for missing last week's Saturday Word of the Day. I had a lot of fun writing the prompt smash today, and I may expand on this story in time. Prompt: The Starcrypt Word Limit: 180 words “Alright, Jodie take us in nice and slow.” Tucker pulls tight on his harness, the last … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Starcrypt

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Temporal Sickness

Prompt: Temporal sickness Word Limit: 180 words “Now class it is very important you follow the safety guidelines to a T when travelling through the temporal zone, so make sure you all read the preparation pamphlet before our excursion on Friday!” Professor Olivian was preparing to dismiss the class when he remembered a final detail, … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Temporal Sickness

Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

A heavy sigh leaves Marly? for the third time that day as she busies herself pulling dead leaves off lettuce. Courtney and Hector are lugging a large ambiguous animal corpse from the hunter exchange counter to the butchery. A few other food exchange employees busy themselves with other tasks. “Something the matter, Marly?” Courtney is … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

“Ugh, Tabitha can we stop talking about all this philosophical bullshit and just do it already?” Tegan groans as he watches his spitfire girlfriend paces back and forth. “No, Tegan. We need to fully discuss this, I almost died the other day.” Her hands flail in the air erratically, “death by giant earthworm is a … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

*Hypnopedia: sleep learning. The people of Aurus 12 were highly intelligent, but also rather relaxed. Their rainbow coloured skin and big doe eyes attracted many a species’ gazes but their wits proved to be too much for anyone that tried to make them slaves. When Earthlings first came across the Aurisians they were instantly enamoured. … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

Tales from the Wasteland: Information is Power

There are only so many ways to make a living after the apocalypse, and most of them aren’t exactly suitable for a middle-aged woman who’s spent her life working behind a desk. So Allie found herself getting inventive, she didn’t want to go back to working in customer service and pandering to people. To avoid … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Information is Power