Tagged: sci-fi

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 24 – #dialogue

#dialogue – short version Paris. 1957. The house (living room) of Sara de LaMonter – a famous French actress. Sara de LaMonter: Have you heard the news about Marcel Klee, your art dealer? Marc Chagall: (panicking) Nooo… Valentina and I were in Florence last week, sort of a modern art conference – very odd, almost in Picasso-style, but as you can imagine, my wife loved it. We were staying quite...

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 22 – #dialogue

Short version ch. 22 – #dialogue (1000 words) x x x Cash, Ichi, and Ola are standing near the lake, a couple of miles from the shuttle. Cash: Here you are, my Pearl! A dream planet! I still can’t believe we are breathing without our masks. It’s all that matters, guys. (laughing) Do you understand? We have finally found a new place to start over… look at the water. It’s...

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 20 – #dialogue (18+)

x x x The place is full of stars. The most dominating light is shining from the old chair. The chair is spinning in the middle of the room. Mr. Time is walking around, sometimes speeding up and disappearing from sight. Pain is sitting on a small orange sofa, feeling dizzy.  Mr. Time: (looking around) Do you like my office? Yeah, very lovely. By the end of the day, if...

“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 19 – Trotta

Trotta – #privatejournal  My mom was white… Her dad was from the Republic of Chad. He was also a drug addict. Her mother, Alice (my grandma), have died young from overdose. When you are growing up between the empty food canisters, cigarette butts and brutal kicks in the head, you learn to stay strong no matter what. My mom was a tough one. She studied a lot. She had a...

“The Pearl Territory”, chapter 18, #dialogue

Mars is divided in 9 “circles” (or regions): Circle SciTech Circle Energy Circle FoodFarm Circle Impro (studying, teaching, learning) Circle BioMed Circle Junk Circle Rulers Circle Casso (artistic) Circle Seeds (kids; keeps separately) Each circle has a leader. Every week, the leaders gather in the Ellipse Hall. They represent the government and call themselves – “Team Happiness” or HT. “Soul repository” is the place where you can leave your soul. Being soulless...

“The Pearl Territory”, ch 17 – Unknown (18+)

Unknown Voice #privatejournal  Another fuckin’ day. Do you have any idea how tired I am of having to go through yet another damn day? Of course you don’t. Your human scope is too limited. I don’t envy you, but I do. I don’t because: A) such limited appreciation of the fine details would make me clingy, unnecessarily sentimental. I said sentimental, NOT emotional! Very in tune with my emotions, I am. It’s...

“The Pearl Territory”, ch 16 – #dialogue

x x x Circle Rulers. Faro sits near the bed, crying. The cold body of Father Callum is hidden in the bathroom. Pastor Hoff knocks on the door. He is not alone. Behind him stands James Garrett, the new leader of Circle Energy. James Garrett: Who is in that bloody bath? In those yellow heels? Faro: (crying) F-f-faa-th-eeer Call-uuuuum. Pastor Hoff: This is good and bad at the same time....