flash fiction, Rating - PG, Stories on a Theme, writing

Edge of the Earth – “Stories on a Theme” (Horizon)

“It’s beautiful, isn’t it?” Ka’lee said, as they drifted over the edge of the Earth below them. Considered uninhabited for almost five hundred years, it had slowly evolved back to a Natural Planet, one which had no human contact.

Until today.

“Beautiful and bloody dangerous,” Regn’t said, hanging upside down from the ceiling. The fall-born were always pushing the lack of gravity to it’s limits.

“Hah,” Ka’lee said. Bloody dangerous and then some. But it was an adventure like no other.

Recover the last Artifact of the Earth Race. Leave before any locals see you. Don’t start another solar war.

“Let’s start out descent,” Ka’lee said, “and see what secrets the Earth has to offer us.”

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