Yes, I’m still writing tons of very short stories on twitter! Most of these I wrote for #vss365, with a couple that were for #scififri and #satsplat as well. I hope you enjoy them.
"What are these vile things?" he said, peering at the android.
The bot shuddered at his touch, and kept her eyes downcast.
"We should throw them into the fire along with the pervert who engineered them."
The bot transmitted a silent warning to her sisters.
Her poisoned filaments floated in the water like gossamer strands of silvery hair. She stretched out her arms and smiled at him, a sailor who'd caught sight of her from the prow of his ship.
"Come to me," she sang. He dove after her. Sweet and soft, just as she liked.
"Listen, listen deeply. The susurrus of magic is there, like the heartbeat of the earth. You must hear it first, before you can sing back to it."
Mist flows along the river like breath from the mountains. She hears the scream of a black hawk winging its away across the gorges. The paleden flowers are high on the slopes near the water, a dangerous climb. Raeda looks for a secure handhold.
The fields bloomed a verdant green. He stroked lush leaves, the wealth of the earth, inhaling the heady scent of spring.
"Please," the Lamb whispered. "Let me go."
He smiled gently, almost kind. "You are a gift. Your blood will water the earth gods. Rejoice."