Read a Collection of Eerie Six-Word Science Fiction Stories

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These short stories feature two lonely time-travelers locked in a doomed inter-dimensional romance, a cyborg frantically searching for their lost charger, and a typewriter with something to prove—and they do it all in just six words.

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Here are just a few of our favorites of the six-word science fiction stories you submitted to us this week:

purdyjpurdy

Time Traveler seeks partner; have met.

Daleoftheenders

“Lost charger,” the cyborg said, dying.

Dolemite

“I won’t lose”, the typewriter vowed.

gigglestickier

First Officer’s log: redshirt killed captain.

Sid M

Darkness spread, undeterred by the sun.

mea.glitch

The god needed rebooting yet again.

Ganonthegreat1

Cells, plants, fish, mammals, humans, nothing.

James Ryan

Alternate timelines make great vacation getaways!

Dan Entwistle

My clone is perfectly me. Unfortunately.

BranePowerGuy

Jetpack Locked! FUCK! Missed monthly subscription.

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