The Not-Quite Silence of Nightfall

By Becky Kinge. GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 96-05-04-01 Reik’lin watched as the rest of the Uuen village worked. He was in a foul mood despite the serenity of the sunset hours. Music, gentle and rhythmic, surrounded his clan; against his will, Reik’lin’s feet started to move in time with it, before he caught himself and stopped. The quiet…

The New World

  SUGGESTED FORMER READING: Admissions Policy, Vol.1, Story 2. GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 03-12-04-01 SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See Spotify playlist at end.)   Prelude.   A truck swishes past in the direction of the Fal-Tapria, it’s going too fast.   Where am I?   The cartoons aren’t on the telescreen when I get home from school.   What…

Bloodshot

By Emma Geraghty Galactic Coordinates: 23-04-06-01 “Please enter identification number.” The voice from the security system is posh and tinny. Instantly annoying. I take off my glove and type in the six digits, the numbers sliding unconsciously from my brain to fingers already numbing in the bitter night. The red light blinks. I hold my breath….

Galactic News: New Writers + Vol.3 + Submissions.

GALACTIC NEWS UPDATE FRESH TO YOUR COMM. MMM SMELL THAT NEWS. Hey Space Explorers how you doing? Here’s all the latest news and updates coming soon to Galaxy. New Writers The Galaxy Team is expanding! In the next volume we will be welcoming three new writers to bring new places and designated species to life….

The Rubber Mice

GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 123-04-01-01 SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See spotify link at end) The planet, Tix and its sister Tox seemed the perfect place for the scientist Pref Terin to hold his experiments. They were situated close enough the centre of the galaxy to pick up some residual of the great black hole but far enough not to…

Beep. I. Beep. Love. Beep. You.

GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: R15-16-03-01     A grey room full of boxes. Slowly, on one box to the left a light appears through the edges of the packaging. 1 has woken up. It speaks with a metallic voice. It is a computer.   1: Beep.   Pause.   1: Beep. Beep   Pause.   1: Beep?…

Captain RainCha and the Child Prince.

GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 01-01-02-01   SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See Spotify playlist at the end). You Dropped a Bomb on Me, The Gap Band. Coleen, The Heavy, The Dap King Horns. Yearnin’ Burnin’, Pleasure. Play That Funky Music, Wild Cherry. Shame Shame Shame, Linda Fields. Soul with a Capital ‘S’, Tower of Power. Fire, Ohio Players.      …

From the Realms of Glory

GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 19-25-06-01   SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See Spotify Link at End) A Christmas Cornucopia (Album), Annie Lennox.       I swing through the air and I love it. Here there are clouds and nothing else. Each one is another world for me to explore. I have wanted my full wings for a while and…

There’s Something in the Sewer

GALACTIC CO-ORDINATES: 35-01-02-01   SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: See Spotify link at end.   (1)   Ea1 NewsComm:   Work is coming to a close on the latest in a string of terraforming in the 02. The Siren’s Belt stretch, officially know as 01-02 has been undergoing biological and architectural upgrading to provide accessible housing for the…

Galactic News: Vol.2 + Submissions.

  GALACTIC NEWS UPDATE FRESH FROM EA1. Hi all, check out the latest updates from Galaxy below. Vol.2 It’s been a wild ride already right? A big thank you to all those who have been tuning in for our weekly dip into the Galaxy – I hope you’ve had fun. Six short weeks later (7…

The Black Market of the Hapless San Ya

GALATIC COORDINATES: 156-78-06-01   SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See Spotify Link at End). Butterfly, Crazy Town. We No Speak Americano, Yolanda Be Cool. Cheap Thrills, Sia. Mr Saxobeat, Meteorite, Years and Years. Starstrukk, Katy Perry, 30H!3. Saturday Night, Whigfield.     They say if you want to find something, and particularly something illegal, then the place to…

Silent Skies

GALATIC COODRINATES: 17-34-05-01   SUGGESTED SOUNDTRACK: (See Spotify link at end), A Day in the Life, The Beatles. California Dreamin’, The Mamas and the Pappas. Ironic, Alanis Morisette. St James Infirmary, Hugh Laurie. New World Coming, Nina Simone.     In the Silent Skies, there is peace; in the solid earth there is joy. That’s how…