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Trimming The Hedges

A Mastodon writing prompt story. These are science fiction short stories (usually 480 characters or less), based on an image generated by EW Doc Parris using MidJourney.

The stories are originally posted on Mastodon via my personal account.

Originally published May 22, 2023.

The biomes in this dome were old enough that trees actually needed pruning from time to time. My crew was ready, we were just waiting for the biologists to relocate some larger fauna for the next few hours.

I never in a million years would have imagined being an arborist on an asteroid, circling a different star.