Thoughts of self exploration and discovery.
A one sentence summary of the story:
- 15 words or less
- no character names
- tie together the big picture and the personal one.
It seems a little surreal looking back and thinking of the '90s. My grandmother was born in 1890 and growing up, there were still plenty of references to the Gay 90s. My memories of the 1990s draw no parallels with my visions of the 1890s, yet mention of 'the 90s' still equates in my mind with young ladies wearing lovely white dresses with hems brushing the green grass of manicured lawns.
A spoon is left behind in the woods. After some time of quiet reflection, it witnesses huge destruction as war and disaster destroy the tranquil space that once was.
A young dancer's dreams are destroyed when she becomes a test subject for a deadly plague.
A group of believers use a ten thousand year journey within an asteroid to evolve both physically and spiritually.
As her brother loses his grasp with reality, Ann must guide him back, if she can figure out which reality to choose.
A child of nature with a gift for understanding biotechnology must choose between an unborn daughter and love. --- A biotech wizard struggles with professional demands and personal faith/values.
The pilot of a refugee transport discovers that her employers engineer wars for profit and will do anything to insure that business stays booming.
The conscript pilot of a refugee transport learns that her masters engineer wars for profit and will do anything to guarantee market share.
Today is the end of the world. This day. This hour. This minute. This nanosecond. The world ends every day, every minute, every second, every nanosecond. And then it begins again. Everything is new, different... similar.
Look away from the computer monitor and out the window. One world ends; another begins. Close the car door. Pick up the phone. With every action, one reality ends. The next cluster of possibilities slips into place.