Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 3 November 2013 (Inside the Jump)

“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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Weekend Writing Warriors offers eight-sentence excerpts from a variety of writers; see the other excerpts here.

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5 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 3 November 2013 (Inside the Jump)

  1. That ship’s voice really has a personality.

  2. Gemma Parkes says:

    Wow, wonder what it is?

  3. 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!

  4. burnsmillie says:

    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!

  5. An intriguing eight there.

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