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For Better or Worse [Flash Fiction 2 of 3]


For Better or Worse

Night StarsThe stars above, different. Not hers. She laid, bedroll disheveled around her legs. Struggles awash in a waking mind. Home, Earth was gone, too far to reach had it still been there. The little shuttle, the captain who lost her ship. Three months; food, water…priorities. Then the traders’ vessel, the convoy.

They accepted her. She found a niche. Eventually.

Beyond the clearing, stuttering amidst the treeline, a point of light led shrouded pilgrims.

She peered above to the stars. Few choices before, not many more now. Better or worse –  worse was dead – asylum’s granted… making this home.

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For the story behind these three stories please read Discrepancies.

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4 thoughts on “For Better or Worse [Flash Fiction 2 of 3]

  1. I like your style of writing. Nice story. Excited to read more!

    Posted by Taylor Eaton | August 11, 2013, 4:19 pm

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