Friday, January 22, 2010

New flash fiction: “Preempting the Martian Attack” by Patricia Stewart

The free SF story site 365 tomorrows has a new piece of flash fiction titled “Preempting the Martian Attack” (2010), by Patricia Stewart. It is about a military man, Lieutenant Thorndike, and his mental meltdown on Mars. Here is the opening line: “After trudging for miles through the soft, shifting red sand, I was nearly exhausted.”

[via Tinkoo Valia of Variety SF]

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