Monday, April 28, 2008

Prompt: Radio


" cinders by its heat ray. The mons–"

"That’s all, Phoung?"

"We lost the transmission there."


"Just over 30 cycles* ago."

"Launch warp torpedoes, real space reentry in the center of their sun."

"That’d kill everyone in the system!"

"You’re new to this, aren’t you? It’s a shame, but it has to be done, whoever won this war. These ‘martians’ are known interplanetary aggressors. And even if the ‘humans’ survived, the residual xenophobia left by the conflict would render them dangerously unstable in interstellar relations. Neither would be suitable members of the galactic peace."


*76.14 years – tr

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