The moon is the queen, sky mother The sun is the king, sky father They love and they need each other I pray, seeking to uncover The secrets of their true wonder How they shine, oh, so brilliantly How they love us, yes, distantly They make love during their eclipse See the bright touching of their lips Their love endures, persistently
In the previous installment, Azibo and Unity’s Collective contact offers them a life-changing assignment: suicide bombing. Azibo jumps at the opportunity, but Unity pleads with him to think about it. For Azibo, the chance to be a martyr gives him meaning to his unfulfilling life.
Let’s jump into Part 9, where we learn a bit about Azibo’s traumatic childhood and how he ended up in the Collective.
Here’s a piece of flash fiction about someone who takes the “reading life” to the next level. It turned out a little long (779 words) and has an estimated reading time of about 3 minutes. Let me know what you think!