Write a space adventure story that features a visit to an alien marketplace.
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“The Gunmar Civilization” by ✯𝐋𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚 𝐋𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫✯
Title: The Gunmar Civilization By: Haripriya Authors Note: Hello everyone!! Today I will be writing an alien marketplace story that will be featuring the planet Mars. This will be a science-fiction/adventure story! I hope you enjoy reading it! Long long ago, Mars had water, running across the entire planet. During those times,...
“A Merry Crissness on Planet Miniscus” by Lani Lane
Starstruck hopped out of the car, jumping up and down. “Come on, Mom!”Jupiter laughed and wrapped her trunk around her daughter's tusk. It had been so long since she'd seen Starstruck so excited, ever since the bullying started up....Jupiter shook her head. Only her daughter's happiness mattered today.Starstruck started dragging Jupiter toward the marketplace (a tough feat seeing that Jupiter resembled a large, black elephant, except for the waving antenna and three trunks instead of o...
“Agora`s Deceit” by The Rookie
A strand of silver-blue hair rebelled, escaping from underneath her hood, waving in the unforgiving wind like a raindrop in an ocean storm. Lanaia curled one barefoot over the other, sitting on the fence, dangling her feet over the edge of the board ship. Craggy land, filled with barren gravel and scrappy boulders opened up as they emerged from the silky clouds. Dusty storms, ceaselessly raging below, sang their sharp, s...
“Every time” by Ari Berri
“We meet back here in thirty minutes, understand?” Mom says. We all nod. This happens everytime we come here. “Everyone has their watches?” She asks. We hold up our wrists so she can see the identical glowing watches. “What happens if Bluecoat stops you?” She asks. We all groan. We’re wasting time. "Tell them we're looking for our parents." Lily says. Royal leans over to...
“MY REAL HOME” by Akshaya Sutrave
Author's note: This is a short excerpt from a novel I shall be writing soon When I was ten years old, I saw a UFO.I was at school then, gazing outside the window, counting the minutes to lunch. This lecture never seemed to end. Wasn’t it time for lunch already?The sky in the horizon rippled, looking like waves. As if someone was making the sky shift, maneuvering it with inhumane force. The rippling stopped, leaving behind stark silence. There was no trace of w...
“For a Taste of Terra” by Rachel Macmorran
“Captain, I’m afraid I have some bad news from the Supply Officer.” The First Lieutenant stood at attention, eyes fixed on the main view screen, while a single drop of nervous sweat trickled down his hairline. Captain Adamu absently reached for the demitasse of espresso centered on the tray that the Lieutenant held in slightly trembling hands. She took a small sip. The crema was rich, the espresso perfection, as it should be, since the beans came from her own family’s plantation and roastery on Earth. She tossed back the remainder and ret...
“Talk-To-Me Xeno” by A.Dot Ram
Talk-To-Me-Xeno was sold out on Earth—had been for weeks. Every galaxy-class parent in the Andromeda wanted this lovable plushy, pre-programmed with 10,000 Togrol phrases, under their Christmas tree. It wasn’t just the creature’s imploring black eyes (backlit with the intricate characters of the Togrol alphabet—brilliant, Lena thought), or its smooth brown tentacles that undulated gently when they detected a voice. Really, Lena reasoned, it was about the opportunity to immerse one’s child in the native language of the newest beings to hav...
“Free-Range Meat” by Joshua G. J. Insole
We were at the breakfast table when the upper half of our house disappeared. The ground thudded and vibrated — glasses and fine china rattled in Mum’s for-best cabinet. I frowned up at the clouds, which dotted the blue sky. A breeze ruffled my hair and I inhaled the clean air. Bits of cereal dropped from my upraised spoon. They plinked and plonked into the milk in the bowl.“What on Earth—” said Dad but that was as far as he got. All three of us ro...
“Far Away” by Kylie Wallis
In her five years of being on the ship called Sanctuary, Rowen and her crew had always been busy transporting cargo or passengers. She was able to do the required maintenance mostly by herself and kept the ship flying like a bird.She also paid her people well, with the money they earned. In return they gave her devotion and hard work. Some jobs were more dangerous than others, but never had the crew failed to deliver on what they promised. Over time, they had become like a second family. She would be devastated to lose a...
“Burn the F*cking House Down: Episode 3” by Lina Oz
“Okay, Wizz, do you want to tell them the surprise? Or shall I?”“You always have such a flair for the dramatic, Paul. You go right on ahead.”“Always such a gentleman. Folks, last time you heard us, we were testing out some magical new coffee drinks. Well, you won’t believe where we are this fine morning. After spending endless amounts of money––”“––none from our sponsors or our fans, of course––”“––and lots of last-minute planning––completely legal and ethical, of course––we managed to scrape up two ro...
“Markets and Beyond.” by TonTon The Bard
As an auctioneer, I had always held intergalactic weapons in high standard. Weapons and ammo are littered everywhere but it felt fantastic to buy one of a greater quality with minimal wear.As a bounty hunter, a gun is a gun. I will buy it if need be, if the price is high or not. I've been searching for a certain gun; the XSerpt-200. It's maker's specie has been long extinct. The species had thousands of versions of this gun, but in the genocide, many of them were destroyed. About 500 exist, and only a fourth of th...
“Pokie” by Daniel Roueche
“This is amazing!” Louis yelled as he flung his body in a messy flip through the air. His form was atrocious, but he hung in the air seemingly forever. “I feel like I can fly!” Luka replied, spinning unbelievably slow into a 1080; his body disappearing behind the glare of the late afternoon sunshine. They leaped toward each other, exchanged high fives, and floated back down to the dusty turquoise surface of Tirkizan. Their feet barely made footprints as they landed. “We should just stay here! I cou...
“Ghost Dreams” by Geeta Boodansingh
Coming to Nand K'tara always felt like coming home to Rhinn.The floating market or the free market (depending on who translated the Gorachi word into Galactic Basic) was a large generation space ship comprised of a hodgepodge of different races from all over the galaxy, outcasts and possibly outlaws, dreamers, wanderers, all with the common desire to explore the universe and pay their way to do so by plying their trade.She stood in the centre of the market, drinking in the bustle with her senses. Alien tongues min...
“The Human” by Kendall Defoe
Gork and Slarb were not the ones who usually received these types of missions, but the council decided that they had no choice this time. At the general meeting of the Gitfangula council, the war was the only issue that they wanted to discuss in their psychic talk; too many on the council knew that their jobs were in jeopardy and could not hid their fear; too many on the council knew that they had to do something very quickly. After a quick discussion on food yields and birth readings, they brought out both Gork and Slarb forward and gest...
“Xegigar” by Humphrey The Camel 🐫
Honxpen had red clay skin, and glazed milky eyes undoubtedly made it obvious that he was a native of Xegigar. Processed by the intergalactic flight academy and named amongst the sheer best of his sector, before he was expelled. He had flown hundreds, maybe even thousands of simulations with ease and no sign of hesitation.With nowhere else to go, Honxpen inevitably turned to the ...
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