Friday Fictioneers – 24th April 2015
Photoprompt – Copyright Douglas MacIlroy
Winter Wonderland – 100 Words
Chris Blake raised his shock rifle and took aim. Forty years in cryo-sleep travelling across the galaxy all for a new life on an enormous snowball inhabited by carnivorous, giant Yetis!
He’d heard of the enduring nightmares some suffered while in stasis, but he had problems enough in the real world – ten Yetis and only six more shots…
Tina took a long last look at her sleeping husband. “Will he ever wake?”
Doctor Peters shook his head sadly, “We all knew the risks. It’s time to go, the shuttle is waiting.”
“Sweet dreams honey.” she whispered, as she left him behind.