Mission to Mars
For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 25 March 2016
Note: This week I reach a milestone. Would you believe that this is my 100th story for Friday’s Fictioneers? I want to thank everybody and especially our gracious host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, for being part of this journey. Folks, I couldn’t have done it without you.
Chuck found solace in the john after working in the yard all day. He closed his eyes and imagined Megan beside him in a module bound for Mars.
It was only recently that she refused to be his prom date. True, he wasn’t in her league. But still, it hurt.
Now they were on a mission to populate the red planet.
Chuck couldn’t wait for the rocket to launch. Soon he was soaring. He felt himself rising to the point of no return when he heard his little sister yelling outside.
“Chuck, what are you doing? I need to go.”