Ecological Purity or Tyranny?

F’vrel, a renowned Martian Xenobiologist, has been arrested on Silkweave, home planet of the eight-legged Venomite people. Official records list his crimes as “trafficking invasive species and corrupting the ecosystems of Silkweave.” The arrest was done in traditional Venomite fashion: by completely cocooning the alleged criminal in webbing. Enraged Martian diplomats have arranged for F’vrel […]

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Fireworks

Three booms went off outside and the flash could be seen from inside Sarah’s apartment, even with the draperies closed. Dia’dymn squealed and ran back and forth across the living area of the apartment before jumping once more into Sarah’s arms. “It’s OK boy!” Sarah said as she cuddled him.  “It’s OK.  I’m h-here!  I-I’m […]

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A New Friend

Sarah angrily typed into the Martian communicator that C’therax had given her. C’therax!  Please respond! NOW! The device pinged to show that he had received the message. Sarah!  What is it? TAKE A GUESS!  Sarah tapped out angrily. There was a pause.  Sarah could see that C’therax was typing on his communicator due to a […]

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