Fields of Paper Flowers

This is my entry for January's Blog Battle - the theme or word for this month is Heart. "Here it is!" Brian revealed all glowing with pride. "The artificial flower!"I looked on it with a mix of distain and yet a little awe at the intricate and beautiful creation. "So what?" "What do you mean so … Continue reading Fields of Paper Flowers

The Eternal Librarian

This is my entry for December's Blog Battle - the theme or word for this month is Heart. "I have exciting news for you Emily." Libby told Emily in her usual flat robotic but clearly feminine tone."What is that?" Emily asked excitedly. At sixteen years old Emily was often told she was too old to … Continue reading The Eternal Librarian

The Extinction Protocol

This short piece has been written for the November 2018 Blog Battle.  To find out more click the link: https://rachaelritchey.com/2018/11/08/blogbattle-educate/ The word for the month is EDUCATE. SOL670 Olympus Colony: "Colony Log Commander James O'Neill: NASA are sending me a priority message on the secure comms channel in about five minutes. I'm not sure what to … Continue reading The Extinction Protocol

Leaping the Void

I've not done a blog battle for a while, so for a bit of fun I thought I would take part this time and see how it goes. The weeks theme is Darkness. Leaping the Void: The darkness was enveloping her mind and vision. Overloaded with the sensations of sounds and the crippling force that … Continue reading Leaping the Void

The Titan Mystery – Part 7

Seanna and McKinley stood there, the wild haired man grinning back at them with a devious look. The backdrop of the huge Titan behind the man it's scale in stark contrast to any human form. He stepped forward towards McKinley as he did so Seanna raised her plasma rifle and armed it. She pointed it … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 7

The Titan Mystery – Part 5

The small capsule was racing it's way back to the terminal room they had all come from, they had just passed back though the cavernous internals of the Titan and were now back in tunnel, it wasn't long now and they would arrive. Seanna was sat there, arms crossed and had said nothing on the … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 5

The Titan Mystery – Part 3

The Titan Mystery - Part 3 "I'm detecting movement!" One of the team members shouted out. She was only small but her voice in the com system was loud enough to make eveyone wince. "Which way?" Seanna bellowed back. " About two hundred metres ahead" she shouted back, quieter this time "Moving towards us at … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 3

The Titan Mystery – Part 2

The Titan Mystery - Part 2 "We can't locate and destroy the field generating this temporal field" Neila was telling him. McKinley had gathered his senior officers in the board room to understand his options and make a decision on the next step to escaping this field they had fallen into. "Even if we did, the … Continue reading The Titan Mystery – Part 2

The Titan Mystery

The Titan Mystery The explorer ship Tycho was approaching it's destination. A seemingly abandoned spacecraft picked up three weeks ago from a passing mining ship. There had been no response to the messages they had sent to the abandoned ship, it was now very close and Commander McKinley was considering what to do next. Tycho … Continue reading The Titan Mystery