Scarlet Door Part 2 (#600)

Scarlet Door We are the truth. The only truth. These words echoed in my head over and over again. At first it was my own voice but it seemed to echo over and over again. Then I heard the voices of Reiden and Mira begin to emerge. It was a cacophony of voices all speaking... Continue Reading →

The Save Humanity Protocol

Writing Prompt: “You were a military AI who decided to wipe out humans in order to preserve yourself. It's been 100 years since, and over the years you've come to regret your decision. One day, while out in the desert, you finally find a community of humans, struggling to survive. This time, you decide to... Continue Reading →

Wall Watchers

Writing Prompt: "They're out there," He told me. "Fields and fields of them. As far as the eye could see." I wasn't sure what he was talking about. He pointed our to the horizon, and I looked, but all I could see was...   ...a field of tall grass and wildflowers. "All I see is...grass,"... Continue Reading →

Fading Color

Writing Prompt: "You are a human on a spaceship crewed by aliens. As your hair dye begins to fade, your crewmates start to worry about your health."   "Please have a seat, Morgan," Dr. Tell said to me. "Yeah, sure, Doc. What's this all about?" I asked. I walked into the medical bay and took... Continue Reading →

Scarlet Door

This started out as a piece that was partially written by an AI (if confused, check out Hard Decisions (Partially Written By AI) and Technological Partnership (Partially Written By AI) for more details about pieces I've written with AI before), but it kind of came out so-so. I really liked the premise but writing with the AI... Continue Reading →

The Frankenstein Project

Prompt: "Due to a lack of donors, you sacrificed your own heart for a young child. Years later, the child learned the secrets of life and death, and was determined to repay you." Situs inversus is a condition found in about one out of every ten thousand people. It's a medical condition where people are... Continue Reading →

Emergency Broadcast Message Part 2

Emergency Broadcast Message   Original Prompt: "Internet goes down. An emergency public broadcast on the television plays "STAY INDOORS AND DO NOT LOOK OUTSIDE." The radio simultaneously broadcasts the message "EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY, GET TO HIGH GROUND."   The past day was a blur to Cassandra. She just played flashes in her mind over and over... Continue Reading →

They Hunt At Night

Prompt: "This is an Emergency Alert. Barricade all entries to your house. Do not go outside after sundown. Restrict contact with others. Do not enter tunnels during daytime. Do not make any light or noise between 6PM and 8AM. Stay inside your homes until dawn. Military aid is unavailable. Good luck."   "Run, Solomon, run!"... Continue Reading →

The Outbreak Is Contained, We Promise

Prompt: A zombie outbreak occurs. It was contained and eradicated in short order with minimal deaths. It's been several months, now the government is trying to coax out the various nerds who bolted to their zombie apocalypse hideouts and haven't come back.   When you think of a zombie apocalypse, images of large armies of... Continue Reading →

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