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.
Here are just a few of our favorites of the six-word science fiction stories you submitted to us this week:
Time Traveler seeks partner; have met.
“Lost charger,” the cyborg said, dying.
“I won’t lose”, the typewriter vowed.
First Officer’s log: redshirt killed captain.
Darkness spread, undeterred by the sun.
The god needed rebooting yet again.
Cells, plants, fish, mammals, humans, nothing.
Alternate timelines make great vacation getaways!
My clone is perfectly me. Unfortunately.
Jetpack Locked! FUCK! Missed monthly subscription.
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