Communicator (communicator) wrote,
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When six words are just enough

The shortest of the short: six-word novels from various SF writers (and, unaccountably, William Shatner).

New genes demand expression -- third eye.
- Greg Bear

TIME MACHINE REACHES FUTURE!!! … nobody there …
- Harry Harrison

Tick tock tick tock tick tick.
- Neal Stephenson

Easy. Just touch the match to
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Epitaph: Foolish humans, never escaped Earth.
- Vernor Vinge

It cost too much, staying human.
- Bruce Sterling

I’m your future, child. Don’t cry.
- Stephen Baxter

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
- Alan Moore

Gown removed carelessly. Head, less so
- Joss Whedon


your challenge: write six word story

In space, we are the aliens

You're immune to the genius virus

I can't stop the death machine

cross-posted to shortform
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