Daily Snippit: Science Fiction

South of the Moon and East of the Sea, North of the Shadows is where I will be. Clark paused for a moment, reveling in the fact that such a fairy tale location could actually exist.

True, the moon was merely a chunk of rock barely large enough to qualify for the honorary title, trapped in a geostationary orbit above the planet, but it was enough. Here he was, a few clicks south of the hanging moon, east of the shallow seas and just north of the lands trapped in the planet’s yearly night cycle.

Sadly, he had yet to see even the hint of a dragon…

Martha Bechtel

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  1. ex_rubyliss861

    I love this opening!

    1. Martha Bechtel

      Thanks! ^_^ I was busy playing around with other ideas when I got the picture of this guy in my head, looking wishfully over a landscape that wasn’t quite as magical as he had hoped. He might actually be in the same verse as Carter, but I shall have to play around and see.

      Everything and it’s brother seems to be ending up in the StarCrossed verse lately.. ^_^;; < -(sheepish look) ((baa!))

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