• the_novel_idealist

26 June 2020 - 15 Minute Fiction Friday

“Is there a chance he’s still alive?”

Dr Hertz pulled on her suit, as the eyes of the military and scientists stared.

The general turned towards the lead scientist, willing her to reason with the Dr; they needed her alive, to solve whatever this was. They stared at each other, but she understood - there was no stopping her.

“It’s impossible to say,” she concluded, and Dr Hertz smiled her thanks.

A short pulse of sound and green light shot from the portal, distracting the group from their discontent as they ducked, returning to their positions to find Dr Hertz had gone.