Sunday, October 14, 2012

Detour

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The journey was taking longer than usual; at least that's what they felt, and observed, as the ship swerved across bravely in a midst of gigantic rocks and asteroids swarming the vast ocean.

"We don't have much time; the meeting is scheduled to start in an hour. What's taking us so long?"

"There is a huge traffic jam ahead caused by the innumerable satellites of these stupid Earthlings. Perhaps, we should take a detour through the next wormhole in order to reach Mars quickly."


This 5 Sentence Fiction is shared with Five Sentence Fiction and the Prompt is Detour.




24 comments:

  1. Wow, you really met these alien guys? ha ha,
    this looks amazingly real! I love it. Good job.

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    1. Ha ha ... I am bad with stories .... but thanks for liking it :-)

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  2. I liked it. And the word EARTHLINGS!! Really cute. You've done justice to the prompt.

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  3. aliens? never thought they also suffer from traffic jam. lol

    just me,
    www.phioxee.com

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    1. Perhaps you should ask them the next time ... lol :-)

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  4. haha..hope this happens. Earth ruled by the earthlings would be so much better :)
    Fantastic, Speck..

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  5. i don't know what to expect more...:)
    good one.

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  6. Love the thought of all our debis ect causing traffic jams in space - I suspect aliens of getting their own back by infiltrating our local county council and putting road works everywhere ;-)

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  7. And I thought LA traffic was bad!

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    1. Now you know there are worse conditions :-P

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  8. Damn Earthlings. Our reputation as the riff-raff of the Universe is known far and wide. Fun piece. :)

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  9. Awesome!!
    How did you come up with such a convincing short and sweet story???

    WOW! I enjoyed it. Full feeling!

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    1. Thank You so much Aravind ... When I wrote this I thought it was totally crap, but so many beautiful comments really motivated me :-)

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  10. Space debris...you made me smile with this one! I could imagine their annoyance!

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    1. Yeah ... space travel would be irritating too :-P

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