In Life – Part 11 – Sci-Fi Fantasy

This is a work of fiction. The sounds aren’t getting any louder or closer. My phone is somewhere on the floor in the dark, and I don’t want to take the chance of getting up and trying to find it. Time passes, but I have no idea how much. I lie awake, unwilling to takeContinue reading “In Life – Part 11 – Sci-Fi Fantasy”

Time Gone By – Part 23 – Science Fiction

This is a work of fiction. “What’s that?” Freckles asked, pointing to the steering wheel of the old car which had been mounted on the wall beside the dashboard. Something that looked like an electical spark was moving slowly around. “I don’t really know, but it’s not dangerous. I can put my hands all overContinue reading “Time Gone By – Part 23 – Science Fiction”

In Life – Part 10 – Sci-Fi Fantasy

This is a work of fiction. Thud! My eyes fly open. It’s dark. Thudda chugga whoosh. I sit up on the couch and look around, but I can’t see anything. Chugga whoosh thud! What’s going on? I grope for the end table. Where is my phone? Is there a burglar in here? I touch theContinue reading “In Life – Part 10 – Sci-Fi Fantasy”

Time Gone By – Part 22 – Science Fiction

This is a work of fiction. Louisa took a small red device from her pocket and pressed a button. A man’s voice filled the room. “This is Radio United States, the only radio you need, and the only one there is. “News report. “Not much has happened recently. We’ve put down a few dogs, butContinue reading “Time Gone By – Part 22 – Science Fiction”

In Life – Part 9 – Sci-Fi Fantasy

This is a work of fiction. The pizza is wonderful, but I’ll have to go on a diet for the next year to offset the calories consumed. I’m also disappointed that the quadruplets don’t allow me to meet their parents. Purple takes a tray up to them, and I don’t hear anything they say, becauseContinue reading “In Life – Part 9 – Sci-Fi Fantasy”

Time Gone By – Part 21 – Science Fiction

This is a work of fiction. I shook my head. “No. We’re not going to LA.” “But you have to—” I held up my hand. “Stop right there. I’m responsible for four children, five cats, and two dogs. We’re not going to LA.” “I want to go in the time machine,” Freckles said. “No youContinue reading “Time Gone By – Part 21 – Science Fiction”

In Life – Part 8 – Sci-Fi Fantasy

This is a work of fiction. The next screen asks for eye and hair color. “Blue eyes and blond hair.” If I imagine marrying somebody, it’s a man with blue eyes and blond hair. Blue taps the relevant buttons. A large green START button appears at the bottom of the screen. Interesting. I’m about toContinue reading “In Life – Part 8 – Sci-Fi Fantasy”