• the_novel_idealist

2nd October - 15 Minute Fiction Friday

This was it? This was what it all came down to?

He stepped inside the chamber and removed the agent’s helmet, staring around.

What had he really expected, some sort of strange mythical chamber possessing secrets of an extra-terrestrial nature? Some warped extension of a sci-fi Hollywood movie set?

Though the room had its unique feel, it seemed too simple - a collection of desks and scientific workstations, surrounding a unique, but harmless looking computer. A matter of seconds’ calculation on screen and that was all it seemed to take for this seemingly random young child to be condemned.