Soli sagged onto her bunk. Her shift had been long and boring, everything she’d feared. It’d only been two weeks aboard the Lightseeker 12, but it felt like years. Also, her CO was a dick.
Initiative was discouraged, curiosity stepped on like a bug. Just do your flaming job, he’d said when she’d dared to ask a question.
Staring listlessly at the gray ceiling, Soli barely registered the alarm that began to whine through the speakers.
“Attention. Accessory crew return to your bunks; prepare for evasive maneuvers. Flame Core, report to the bridge.”
Soli jumped up, excited. “Pirates!” she grinned.
Lumi is an ongoing speculative fiction flash fiction story featuring Soli, a young woman who dreams of a new life filled with thrilling adventures. What awaits her when she joins the Guild of Flame? Find the full story below:Read Lumi