Thirdscribe

This short story first appeared in The Z Chronicles, and serves as a prequel to What We Left Behind.

Jackson is an astronaut testing a prototype interstellar craft in deep space. When he returns home, there’s no one to greet him. Earth has fallen silent. Now he must decide—stay in orbit, watching a dead planet roll slowly by beneath his windows, or land on Earth and fight for life?

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