Stories tagged science-fiction

The Impossible Man - Ep.11: Best Friends

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Barry pressed the Summon button and a beam of white light flew past Angela and Ely. It stopped before them as an outline of something real big materialized before them.

The Theory

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Somewhere along my learning, I crossed the line. I treaded into another area of The Theory I hadn't fully realised.

Bargaining

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She’d first met him when she was twelve years old. Beakman had noticed her and her penchant for attracting strange things, thereby needing to be rescued from them.

The Impossible Man - Ep.12: Howling Woobles

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Behind the Music CD rack, was a pair of green eyes. It whispered very calmly as it watched Jamal read the paper. It approached the counter, slowly and targeting.

Unoriginal Sin - II

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"I want to reside in God's presence for all eternity," I told her: "That's my original motivation for joining the priesthood, to humble myself through service, to become worthy."

The Impossible Man - Ep.13: March of the Steel Giant

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Unfortunately, the robot stepped on a car and stumbled back toward the helicopter. Wolfgang pulled up as he saw Clipperstein’s chest open wide. Once the robot landed on its back, a cannon stuck out and fired a ball into the air.

The Impossible Man - Ep.14: Ki to Wisdom

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Jamal took a deep breath. He ignored the playful sounds of Angela and Ely. The songs of birds drifted into silence. The water came to a stop. He no longer thought about Sam and Julia. Not even the store.

The Impossible Man - Ep.15: Journey and a Half

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[Save game? Yes. No.] The text box said as Angela made the cursor next to Yes flash. Suddenly the game paused, nobody was moving, not even the young woman. Everyone heard a soft and melancholic melody that was soothing to the ears.

They Would Judge His Trespasses

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They waited until the crowd was gone before making their move. Gill kept watch while Warren bypassed the lock. “You sure about this?” Gill whispered. Voices echoed down the hall of the museum.

The Impossible Man - Ep.16: Puerto Rican Day Parade

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The crowd went into a roar, as the first float to arrive was the Grand Marshall, led by a group of teenage girls twirling batons into the air.

The Impossible Man - Ep.17: Cherry Blossom Festival

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People lined up at the main hall where the shrine of Ame-no-Umuze-no-Mikoto stayed. They offered their prayers to the kami with the help of miko, the shrine maidens of Shinto.

The Impossible Man - Ep.18: Spoonful

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The shopkeeper closed his eyes, and focused his mind. He curled his hands into a fist and raised them up. He felt rejuvenated. His energy came back to him.

The Impossible Man - Ep.19: Near the End...

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Michael smirked and looked back at his friends, making the peace sign with his thumb extended. They realized as Michael walked up to the middle of the circle, he had a plan they did not know about.

The Impossible Man - Ep.20: ?

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“Who is The Impossible Man?”

Flush

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"Nice one, sir," the toilet said.