Six Sentence Sunday – Last Stand – Science Fiction Continues!

The novel is still out on resubmission, might hear something by the end of October.

Tom and Andi and their companions have a few more twists and turns to navigate before the HEA….

Set in the same universe as my WRECK of the NEBULA DREAM. Andrianda (Andi) Markriss, a planetary representative for Loxton Galactic Trading, has been spending a lazy summer with her best friend in the highly exclusive summer compound of the planet Zulaire’s ruling nobility, networking. On a day when a number of strange  and disturbing things have already happened, Captain Tom Deverane, Sectors Special Forces, unexpectedly shows up with a troop of soldiers and demands she leave with him. Immediately.

Andi doesn’t take this very well….in fact, she refuses to go. Later in the evening, all hell has broken loose, as the captain predicted.
Trying to avoid spoilers here, after certain “events”, she and the soldiers are on the run. 

Finding a massive roadblock ahead of them, they’ve taken shelter in a rock formation, and are preparing for a last stand. Tom has agreed to Andi’s demand take part in the fight:

Crouching behind the rear flank of the car, Andi found a position where she had a clear line of sight without being too exposed.

Strange how the enemy is so silent – why aren’t they yelling demands?  Sweat trickled down her neck and her legs were cramping already. Inaction was so much more torturous to endure than action. She wanted to stand up and run towards the rebel trucks, just to break the terrible tension, end the waiting.

“Remember, make each shot count,” Tom said in a tense whisper.

Stay tuned next week – Andi’s most dangerous enemy has yet to arrive on the scene!

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33 comments on “Six Sentence Sunday – Last Stand – Science Fiction Continues!

  1. I totally empathize with her. (And I knew he was going to give in to her!) Now, she better not screw up (but how do I know another disaster is lurking around the corner?) Great tension, great story, great six!!

  2. I should be serving up something relaxing next week, I guess LOL! But the battle to survive just amps up. I really appreciate the input and feedback on this scene, wish I could provide more than 6 sentences at a time here….

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