Early reports of tidal waves on the coast sounded grim. The earthquake had been a small one, but seismologists feared that it was just the first in a series of escalating tectonic shifts. Emily knew she should be leaving her house, but with a fire outside she remained indoors. She also thought she could hear thunder in the distance. It was a rolling, angry noise that, unlike any thunder she’d heard, never paused... Read more...
The Things We Hide
Clarissa N G
After the plane crash, I stopped traveling by air. If I wanted to leave Singapore for a short getaway with little Chenxi, I would either take a coach or a ferry. Because of that, our holiday options were limited to Malaysia and Bintan. Once, when Chenxi was six, he asked why we never took a plane. “My friend said it’s faster,” he said. I replied, “I’m sorry Chenxi, but I’m afraid of heights...” Read more...
Return to Waypoint 5
“Dina knows,” said the recording. Simone was still as gorgeous as ever, bronze like a Supak but with the finer bone structure of an Earther. “She found out you exist and she tried to find you. I don’t know where she is now, but investigating was always your thing, not mine.” Simone sighed, then pushed a lock of glossy black hair behind her left ear. “Find her, then bring her back to me. You know the terms...” ... Read more...
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