The Unpublished Stories of the Supernumerary: Exodus
September 20, 2010 § Leave a comment
She fell in love. Down to the center of its core.
At first she closed her eyes, scared of how fast gravity pulled her from the exosphere, to the ground, penetrated the indelicate silicate crust, dived through the bubbling viscous stratum and finally bumped on the solid innermost rock.
Then she opened her eyes and cried. This was not the love she knew. There was no mercy, there was no blaze; there were only ache and blistering rage.
But gravity was not about to let her go. Yet. And so she stayed. Strayed.