A Taste of Earth: Scene 10

This is the tenth and final scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story. I hope you have enjoyed it, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Lab 14, Edwards Air Force Base, California “Will you comply?” Brigadier General Jensen shouted in a command voice that would make a drill sergeant flinch. “Yes,” Hachiman answered. As the general issued instructions … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 10

A Taste of Earth: Scene 9

This is the ninth scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Lab 14, Edwards Air Force Base, California Dipesh felt a little relief drain out of him as … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 9

A Taste of Earth: Scene 8

This is the eighth scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Lab 14, Edwards Air Force Base, California     “The passive scans have revealed no new data,” General … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 8

A Taste of Earth: Scene 7

This is the seventh scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Lab 14, Edwards Air Force Base, California After two hours without learning any more about the probe, … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 7

A Taste of Earth: Scene 6

This is the sixth scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Lab 14, Edwards Air Force Base, California Dipesh held a cup of coffee, feeling the stress of … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 6

A Taste of Earth: Scene 5

This is the fifth scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Santa Monica Beach, California, USA The biosphere-altering probe observed the indigenous life forms with indifference. It concentrated … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 5

A Taste of Earth: Scene 4

This is the fourth scene from A Taste of Earth, a science fiction short story in ten scenes. I will post the entire story one scene at a time each Friday. I hope you enjoy A Taste of Earth, and I would love to hear from you. _________________________________ Santa Monica Beach, California, USA “Alright,” John said. “Somebody’s playing games. Someone in that crowd has a … Continue reading A Taste of Earth: Scene 4