The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

There he is again.
“You tell that Zergotazz to lay by his volcanic rift. Sending the Silent Posse won’t break this crypto faster.”

No motion.
“That’s enough data, they said. Plenty of resources, they said. Sorry. It’s not. You’re wasting bandwidth.”
The hologram glitched a moment, blurring the henchman’s knees.
Suddenly, a while circle appeared around the alien’s torso. A bracelet lit up on its arm, expanded to basketball diameter, slipped below its hand.
It exited the hologram, floated across the room to paused above his head.
“I ain’t no angel.”
The circle dropped suddenly and resumed its original size.

via Darleen


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