The Distance

Whispers of Mars [Chapter 14] The rover Agrippa had parked at the surface entrance of Secundus two days previous was in the same place, but the shifting sands from the storm had rendered the area different enough for Cecil to notice. The fine red-orange powder had gathered up along one side of the outpost, onContinue reading “The Distance”

Mother

Whisper of Mars [Chapter 13] When Cecil awoke, most of the others had already departed for their tasks, including Martinez. Cecil sat up and held his breath, looking around for anyone else. A white, crinkling wrapper shot towards him and landed in his lap with a light tap. “Breakfast,” Agrippa said, moving about between theContinue reading “Mother”

Memories

Whispers of Mars [Chapter 11] “Tsuchida? How are the simulations running?” Agrippa had borrowed the radio to contact his department back inside the main base. At the central chamber, the radio waves were just barely able to escape the confines of the thick rock. The other man’s voice was quiet and fuzzy coming through theContinue reading “Memories”