Lost (Skipping Stones)

‘Verse: Skipping Stones
Length/Rating: 100 words, PG, Gen
Pairings/Warnings: None
Summary: Space travel takes its tithe in years.

They were the Lost, those few damned souls that skipped between the stars and fell out of Time. The immortality men had always sought was draped about their shoulders without warning, leaving them to scramble helplessly into a new existence.

Not that they realized, at first, what they’d been gifted with. What are a few years to a thirty-year-old? A decade? Not one of them noticed that the wheels of Time had stumbled to a halt.

It was only years later when a child was Lost that they realized the truth.

And then they desperately wanted to be Found.

Lost - Skipping Stones - Science Fiction Drabble

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