Humans never stopped evolving. At an unknown date in the early 21st century, people started developing extraordinary skills; at the expense of a staggering decline in birthrates.
Life became our most prized possession. We ended all international conflict. Humanity settled into a comfortable existence on Earth.
Until a meteor — the size of the moon — was discovered tearing directly at us in 2514. Governments scrambled to design weapons powerful enough to destroy it.
Our plan came to a grinding halt once sensors detected the meteor slowing down. Alarms blared worldwide as the meteor came to a stop, outside the orbit of the moon.
It wasn’t a meteor. It was an invasion.
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You stand accused of high treason, piracy, serial kidnapping, and destruction of property in the pentillions of Protectorate Credits. How do you plead?!” The Administrator yelled breathlessly. She’d been at it for hours.
Blue scratched at his face. Facial tentacles come in handy when your limbs are handcuffed to the…
“We really don’t have that kind of sway on campus.
Since you study psychology, I don’t think I have to tell you what would need to happen… for the counselling office to be able to intervene in other departments.” He stared into my eyes.
He didn’t need to say more…
Bonnie floated into her favorite Asian restaurant after a long day teaching residents to play gravi-ball. The place was packed, but a few heads turned in greeting. She was well known in the City of Dreams, where anything was possible if you believed.
She led daily meditation and magic seminars…
If you’ve heard the hullabaloo surrounding Reddit and Gamestop, you’ll know that a group of private citizens on Reddit got together to try their hand at coordinated stock buying. This is typically called a hedge fund.
The scandal started once they ruined a “real” hedge fund’s plan for the stock.
2017. That year, 20% of emergency patient deaths were caused by traffic jams in Thailand. Regrettably — or should I say worryingly? — there are no statistics for these deaths in the USA.
Commander Richard Straüss flung the last of his cigarette over the cliff-side. There were a few minutes before he had to vote. He scratched his scruffy beard and groaned.
The proposition was insane. These aliens expected the Board to agree?
When General Autumn raised her hand in favour, Straüss excused…
What’s happening in this country is a distortion of facts. Gross manipulation of the concept of victimization. We can’t agree on who to point the finger at, but for some reason, everyone agrees that we have to point at someone.
But seriously, the audacity of anyone who would say that…