Tag Archives: Contest Entry

To Begin Anew: Journal Entry 1

18 votes, average: 4.44 out of 518 votes, average: 4.44 out of 518 votes, average: 4.44 out of 518 votes, average: 4.44 out of 518 votes, average: 4.44 out of 5 (18 votes) (4.44)

2405-02-14 11:21:14.002 Phase 0 : Startup initializing
2405-02-14 11:21:14.105 Phase 0 : Loading Config…
2405-02-14 11:21:14.199 Phase 0 : Pre initialization events.
2405-02-14 11:21:14.253 Phase 0 : Creating dynamic key list.
2405-02-14 11:21:14.725 Phase 0 : Subset systems initialization.
2405-02-14 11:21:14.775 Phase 0 : Finished.
2405-02-14 11:21:14.900 Phase 1 : Initialize components …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.102 Phase 1 : Starting reactor …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.102 Phase 1 : Starting components …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.201 Phase 1 : Starting internal subsystems …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.230 Phase 1 : Starting channel commands …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.239 Phase 1 : Starting command channels …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.245 Phase 1 : Starting external subsystems …
2405-02-14 11:21:15.250 Phase 1 : Finished.

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Birth of a Wish

23 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 523 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5 (23 votes) (4.17)

“There is no salvation for you,” the demon smirks from behind a gilded skull goblet.
Casey Logan fights to prove her wrong inside the salt strewn hellscape of the Akna Montes colony, alone. He clings to the hope of finding a ship in the last of the colony’s hangar bays. With a ship he can radio his separated men. With a ship they can escape together.
At the moment when the world ceases to make sense and the pillars that holding him up crumble into salt, will Casey feel the death of despair or the birth of a wish?

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Debts of a Danuki

25 votes, average: 4.80 out of 525 votes, average: 4.80 out of 525 votes, average: 4.80 out of 525 votes, average: 4.80 out of 525 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5 (25 votes) (4.80)

A lone danuki silently watches the camera feed from her monitors as she awaits for her guest to arrive. She had only just received word that they would be arriving, simply not enough time to prepare. Not enough to escape. By now, eyes would be set on her and her location, ensuring that if anything were to occur that they would be informed of it. It was too late… there was only one thing that could be done.

She waited.

And waited.

And waited… until finally they cars began to appear… it was time.

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