An elbow jabbed into Soli’s back, driving her into the shuttle’s darkened window. “Watch it!” she snapped, looking back.
A lean man with orange-gray eyes and an apologetic smile, shuffled back, hands upraised. “Sorry! Lost my balance.” He wore rust-brown, several shades lighter than his diamond-shaped face, and Soli instantly noticed the red stripe across his shoulders.
“You’re headed up?” she asked, flicking her eyes to the transparent ceiling and the spaceport high above.
“Yes, new tour.” He looked her over, eyes skimming her gray jumpsuit.
“I’m signing up,” Soli said.
“Astute,” Soli grinned.
He laughed. “Your sleeve’s singed.”
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 Ep 1-3