Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie As its name implied, the Central Forum was in the exact center of The Colossus station. From the outside, it looked like an orb suspended in midair, and pieced together with triangular shards of … Continue reading “Right, you’ve never seen a forest.”
Friends at Colossus Massive By: Delaney Gillespie Solaria returned to Novalight, crestfallen. She didn’t need a mouth to express her sadness. It filled her eyes, weighed down her shoulders, and slowed every step she took. “What happened?” Nerice rushed to … Continue reading “I’ll go to the Central Forum,” Castra volunteered.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 5 Solaria blinked in surprise. Now, more than ever, she wished she had a mouth. So badly did she want to vocalize her delight with the scene before her. She wanted to shout and cheer and … Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day!” Nerice cried.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 4 Castra felt inspired after looking through Nerice’s research on the human custom of Valentine’s Day. Apparently, the origin of the holiday had little to do with how it was celebrated amongst the humans. The human’s … Continue reading The inaccurate design was cute, according to Nerice.
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 3 Lorrik wasn’t surprised to hear the sounds of pursuit. It was likely Nerice. Solaria moved far more quietly, and Castra knew him well enough to leave him alone when he was irritated. Nerice was pushier. Usually, he loved her for it, but right now, he wasn’t in the mood. “What was that all about?” Sure enough, it was Nerice’s voice that entered the room half a moment before she did. “What was what?” … Continue reading You know Solaria is incapable of lying
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie 2 Nerice dragged Solaria across the communal level of the Colossus. They passed more alien species than they could count, with the odd human floating about here and there. Most of the aliens needed special masks to breathe, due to the synthetic environment programed for this level of the space station. The communal level of the Colossus was the largest by far. Its environment was regulated to the standards the majority of alien life could survive within. However, it was only a slight majority. For those who could not freely roam the communal level without a … Continue reading The communal level of the Colossus was the largest by far
Valentines day By: Delaney Gillespie “I have learned of the most interesting custom!” Solaria lifted her head to look at her excitable companion. She stretched out one of her antennae, the golden bulb at the end flashing pale blue to indicate curiosity. She gently touched the bulb of her antenna to the top of Nerice’s vibrant purple hand. What have you learned? Solaria, of the Talmantri people, possessed no physical mouth. The entire species communicated telepathically through touch. When Solaria announced to … Continue reading she wanted to move to The Colossus – a massive space station
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