Anticipation. The air was heavy with it as everyone in the city waited. There was barely a whisper of sound except for the constant banging at the gates. The gold and pearl doors that had been their protection were beginning to bend and crack. All throughout the city, the Seraphim were preparing. Swords were strapped to hips and normal, everyday clothing was being replaced by tougher gear.
Today, Leandra brings you some common mistakes when writing horses that she was discovered through years of avid reading and horseback riding.
Your protagonist is on a spaceship transporting important cargo. Tell how it gets lost and what happens because of this.
“Stay in rhythm with the engine!” screams Commander Otizoc over the noise of the ship, her circular mouth unfolding to bare a perimeter of large teeth. Your claws scrabble against the ground as you strain to correct your mistake, aware that you could have easily blown the life support system.
At first there was nothing. Then, overwhelming silence. Then, Griffith became aware of the darkness, quickly followed by a newfound sense of cold, which in turn was followed by the splitting headache he had developed after years and years of cryosleep.
All around her was panic. The reptilian Sslen’dan pushed and shoved their way onto the space ships, slaves in tow. A couple of the ships blasted off, their cryo-tanks full. The number of ships on the ground was getting smaller. Not everyone could make it off the planet.
Welcome to sci-fi month! We're starting out with some science knowledge from our resident biochemist, Leandra Ranger, to help make your sci-fi stories more realistic.
Her name echoed through the halls. “Ellie! I’m hungry!” “Ellie! Where are my stays?!” “Ellie! Feed the cat!” It seemed the shouts never ended. They rose and set with the sun. Ellie wished she could sleep when night fell.
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Write a story about your protagonist with their child as the narrator.