“The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost”

Developing intelligence early in the Cretaceous, these dinosaurs had escaped the destruction of Chicxulub and departed the Earth for a distant world.

After their return, the creatures described their origin to mankind. Developing intelligence early in the Cretaceous, these dinosaurs had escaped the destruction of Chicxulub and departed the Earth for a distant world.  Continue reading ““The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost””

“Our Uncle on Proxima”

The tenuous atmosphere of Proxima Centauri b contained a relatively low level of oxygen, but this made no difference to Uncle or the children. The children were engineered to breathe the concoction of gasses present, and Uncle could actually do just fine with no atmosphere whatsoever.

I wrote “Our Uncle on Proxima” in the late summer of 2017. There was a great deal of speculation about Proxima Centauri b in the media at that time, and I was fascinated with the reports and suspicions about the planet that were appearing in Astronomy and other periodicals that year. The theories and hypotheses that were (and are) swirling around about Proxima Centauri b were (and continue to be) tantalizing.  Continue reading ““Our Uncle on Proxima””

Larissa is Coming

Can Sarah Chavous give the Earth a puncher’s chance in an interplanetary war?

I recently had a science fiction piece, “Larissa is Coming“, appear in Twister Sister Lit Mag. The story concerns Sarah Chavous, an astronaut sent beyond Mars on a dangerous mission. Extraterrestrials within Neptune have decided to destroy mankind and have launched one of Neptune’s smaller moons at the Earth. As the collision would devastate our planet, Sarah has been tasked with stopping the weaponized moon. 

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The “Neptunians” live within a massive ocean of liquid diamond that exists within Neptune. These extraterrestrials are something of a local “exterminator”. The Neptunians systemically destroy any rival intelligent life that develops elsewhere in our solar system.

Click on the image to be taken to Twisted Sister Lit Mag and find out if Sarah is able to save human civilization or if the Neptunians will cross another item off their “to destroy” list.