They were extremely proud of the new observatory. One-of-a-kind, unparalleled technology. They had every reason to be proud. But the shiny, silver dome proved to be their Achilles heel. What was meant to monitor their extra-terrestrial neighbours had ended up attracting them instead! (280 characters) This post was written in response to the Twittering Tale … Continue reading tiny tale #67: Pride goes before a fall 😦
The noise had scared Nia. Armed with her flashlight and pepper spray, she set off to probe. She'd turned off the the kitchen light! Now it was on! She saw the thief with her cake and screamed. The thief just laughed. It was her absentee flatmate who had returned for a midnight dessert! (280 characters) … Continue reading tiny tale #63: Is there a thief in the house?
Amy's mama had always told her to stay away from the "thing". It was her father's last invention... before he disappeared. That fateful day, she disobeyed her mama and twiddled with the "thing". All of a sudden, the "thing" sprung to life. Amy was stunned to see her long-lost father! (280 characters) So what so … Continue reading tiny tale #60: Amy’s mischief!
He struggled to drag himself behind the thick bush. He had to remain hidden at any cost. The flaming arrow didn't kill him. Yet, it ensured that he won't fly for a while. He couldn't die at the hands of a human, like the others. He was the last of his kind - the sole … Continue reading tiny tale #56: Hide and seek!
Although the flight was turbulent, the landing wasn't. Clutching their oxygen tanks, the passengers set out to explore their new abode. The round, white spacecraft stood out in sharp relief against the barren, rocky terrain. Earth was too far gone to be saved. Now, it was Mars' turn. (280 characters) This post was written in … Continue reading tiny tale #54: New beginnings!