10 minutes until the judges take away his pregnant wife. If they try to escape while the station is locked, the pod’s propulsion would vaporize all inside. Can they leave together or must they accept their fate?
Hope rests on planet XR-404; one of the last that allows unmodified children. Their unbridled love formed the child. In this love, they must decide. The judges are merciless. Hold your breath through this flash fiction as it may be their last.
This story could be classified as a thriller mixed with dark comedy. As a flash fiction story, the entirety of the story is less than 1,000 words. It is a great read during a lunch break or something to make you smile throughout your day.