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The Next Mission

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 April 12, 2023.

“Well?” he asked.

“Well what?” I responded.

“That’s our home and we intend to take it back. Are you just going to stand there gawking, or are you going to help?”

I paused, thinking, starting to question why I came in the first place. I suppose I could back out now. But, I did kinda promise, and Marti was going to pay well for my services.

I adjusted my gear, powered up my weapon, then nodded.

“Let’s do it.”