Andromeda and the Moon : Part 6- A Short Story by Leona

After the long day of training Andromada still had work to do. She waved goodbye to her friends as they went back to the dorms. She headed in the other direction to the animal companion training center. Andromeda didn’t mind the longer hours of work because Sparky was always so happy to see her. “Andromeda!” … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon : Part 6- A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda and the Moon : Part 5- A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda panted as she made her way through the training course. Her sergeant's voice rang in her ear com.  “Let’s go team B! I want to see you move it!” Any sort of motivation from these words was lost on Andromeda as she heaved herself over the climbing wall. She and her “Team B” mates … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon : Part 5- A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda and the Moon : Part 4- A Short Story by Leona

Mom’s silence was never a good sign. It meant she was thinking of the right way to say what she wanted to say. Andromeda was sure what she wanted to say was, “Are you crazy? My daughter is enlisting?!?” Andromeda had just brought up her desire to enlist to her parents at dinner. It seemed … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon : Part 4- A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda and the Moon : Part 3 – A Short Story by Leona

The alarm buzzed. Sparky shouted. Andromeda groaned.  She had to be up two hours earlier than her normal schedule to join Dad at work. Her excitement from last night didn’t feel as powerful when she really wanted another few minutes in bed.  “Time to GO!” Sparky shouted and liked her face. He needed to be … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon : Part 3 – A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda and the Moon : Part 2 – A Short Story by Leona

The alarm buzzed. Sparky shouted. Andromeda groaned.  She had to be up two hours earlier than her normal schedule to join Dad at work. Her excitement from last night didn’t feel as powerful when she really wanted another few minutes in bed.  “Time to GO!” Sparky shouted and liked her face. He needed to be … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon : Part 2 – A Short Story by Leona

Andromeda and the Moon: Part 1 – A Short Story by Leona

“Sparky! It’s time to get back to the bunk! I want dinner!” Andromeda called to her dog. Sparky was sniffing at a green shrub close to the walkway. He turned and spoke through his “Speech Collar”  “Missy, I want to sniff this one last shrub. I gotta see who’s been here. Hmph!” Sparky turned to … Continue reading Andromeda and the Moon: Part 1 – A Short Story by Leona

The Call : Part 2 – A Short Story by Leona

“You what?!” Jensen said, his voice aggravated. “I turned the recorder off after the first response cause I thought it was a prank.” I said. It was the morning after I made contact with K-Tig and the other scientists were just starting the day shift. I had felt like a fool for not following protocol … Continue reading The Call : Part 2 – A Short Story by Leona