“By the Fourth Prime,” the Ship’s Voice said, “that is the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen. Implosively weird. A walking hull-breach.”
Jehen startled at Yasmin’s profanities. Not her usual style at all. And yes, it was weird. Genubi would make more sense of it, with her biological training, but even for a pilot-trainee with a year of basic physiology, the weirdness was evident. It looked human, but not entirely.
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That ship’s voice really has a personality.
Wow, wonder what it is?
Well that’s fascinating. I feel as if I should know what they’re talking about, yet I don’t. Terrific snippet to get a reader hooked on the story!
You’ve got me wondering what the hell it is, what it looks like, what it’s gonna do…all in those eight little sentences. Nice job!
An intriguing eight there.