A planet cracks open. Aak fictionspawn

The Big Hatch

Monson! Look a this!

Monson walked over to the screen connected to the main telescope. An image of Venus was showing.

-It’s Venus. What about it?

-Look! Carl changed the image to the temperature visuals, zoomed a bit in.

-That’s strange… Monson zoomed in a bit more. There seemed to be new volcanic activity all over the northern hemisphere.

-Keep an eye on it. I’ll go… The phone called. Monson picked it up. -Aha. Really? On Mars too? That’s truly… (more)

Watching the Sunset. Aak fictionspawn

Together Forever

The sun was going down, painting the sky in a thousand colours reflected in the beautiful landscape below. In the city streetlights were coming on, one by one as the shadow of the hills slowly crept through the quarters. They could see the fields where they played as children, the mountains. The ocean. The vast sea stretching out, seemingly with no end. She had always dreamt of the ocean, the unknown beyond the waves.

Maybe some day he would take her.

They had been sitting there for a long time now, just staring into eternity. Feeling the silence. Breathing. Existing.

Darkness arrived…