In the Current

In the Current (199 Words) “Keep your eyes open,” said Dr. Fitz. “You’ll see it.” Grace Emry had been staring at the surf for almost an hour. The tide was rising and some of the waves were a good twenty-feet high, but there was nothing unexpected. She had no idea why Dr. Fitz’s research teamContinue reading “In the Current”

Mermaids and Ceiling Fans

Mermaids and Ceiling Fans (160 Words) The ceiling fan wasn’t working and Jake was telling one of his interminable stories. There was no doubt he’d done a lot of traveling and adventuring in his day, but I’d never seen anyone so eager to flaunt it in the most unbelievable way. “With all that seaweed wrappedContinue reading “Mermaids and Ceiling Fans”

Kites and Galleons

Kites and Galleons (200 Words) It had been a little over a year. Every morning Clare sat at the cliff ledge overlooking the sea. She would sit there with her chin resting on her knees, gazing west, watching the ships on the far horizon. The Rover had been lost months ago, but she refused toContinue reading “Kites and Galleons”

Extraterrestrial Sabotage

Extraterrestrial Sabotage (187 Words) Dave looked up. “Have you got it?” he asked. Jasper held out the file. Dave put aside the magazine he had been reading and took it. His face was tense with concentration. He didn’t notice the expression on his partner’s face, sharp and ready.