Six words is all you've got, and six words is all you need, to enthrall, spook, surprise, and delight us with your ultra-short science fiction tales!
Maybe your story will have a twist, like this one from commenter buckgoose: "First on Mars!" *Tap on shoulder. Or maybe it will be seasonally appropriate, like this one from commenter earthwulf: Caught cold. Rather... IT caught me... Or perhaps you'll follow commenter richardrae1's example and turn around some famous words in a much stranger world: "That's one small step on man..."
Whatever kind of science fiction tale you craft, tell it to us (in just six words) in the comments now. Don't forget to star the ones you love!
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