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…