In a green, green meadow by the white, stark tundra, stood a bright, young girl beneath a spaceship’s dark umbra.
With her mouth in the shape of a big, empty “O,” she watched the ship rattle and sway, lights all aglow.
Not long did she stare, before the ship began to break. It crashed to the Earth with a ground-shaking quake
She rushed forward – so filled with desire – to discover who it was; “Who owned the crashed flyer?”
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Within forty-eight millionths of a second, the world locked in place. I couldn’t lift my arms, nor move my lips. Drops of rain came to a halt, some frozen in the air above my windshield, some exploding like crystal flowers against the glass.
To my left, there was a car – facing the wrong way – in my lane. I could see the driver’s face, a woman about fifty years old, her eyes wide with the first signs of understanding. Perhaps she was seeing her life flash before her eyes, as they say.
It would be an easy task to swerve out of her way and save her life, except for the other car.
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