“A Haunting Light-years Away”

“I hear voices and scratching,” the child whispered beneath a heavy comforter.

Darkness blanketed the Montes Apenninus just beyond his son’s bedroom window.

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“Ambition Lost”

Once I dreamed you may carry me to the stars – that I may be your fuel and force. I wondered if we may conquer the cosmos together.  

I haven’t always lived on the Moon.

Very long ago I existed among you. I was your Father and you were my children. Not necessarily in a literal sense, but we loved as parent and child. I was your shameless advocate. You were my eager apprentice. 

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“Larissa is Coming”

Originally published three years ago, this post presents a slightly reworked “Larissa is Coming”.

Onboard Theia, Sarah Chavous had just a few remaining moments to potentially save the Earth from an extraterrestrial attack. Continue reading ““Larissa is Coming””

“Lunar Lockdown”

A mysterious menace terrorizes the first major foray of mankind into space.

After two others disappeared into the basalt expanse beyond the habitation, the colony changed the previously established curfew into a lockdown.

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“A New Kind of Lunar Colonist”

That escalated quickly.

The first cathedral on the Moon was constructed with great blocks of basalt.

The new colonists were pleased and gazed on Earth with wonder.

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“The Unexpected” (VSS XX)

A collection of short fiction from my Twitter account (@jojascully).

The helium-3 operation on the Moon ran smoothly until fossilized materials started jamming the processor.


Human bones.

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