“I did not sign my life away to be a glorified heater!” Soli kicked the wall, cursing as pain lanced up her booted foot.
“You’d be away from Kathanari,” Raenalla said, shrugging at Soli’s heated glare.
“Two years of mind-melting boredom on a research vessel? I’d rather swallow a rattquellen!”
Raenalla giggled. “Don’t go then. Skip out.”
Soli blinked, anger cooling. “Skip out?”
“It’s not like they’d chase you down. Even the peacekeepers don’t bother coming into Quadrant 4 unless there’s a murder or something. So stay and don’t murder anyone.”
Run, or stay and die of boredom.
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