Your Short Science Fiction Stories Are Ominously Enjoyable

Whether focusing on the Star Trek crew that finally traveled right beyond the fourth wall, a hive mind divided against itself, or the low-level employees of a terraforming corporation grappling with some baffling HR directives, this collection of short stories is marvelously unsettling.

Enjoy this collection of some of our favorite six-word science fiction stories, drawn entirely from the stories you submitted to us today!

PlaidNinja

Don't assume hive minds are harmonious.

effdot

Puzzled Picard said, "We're on TV?"

acemanex

Dead men tell no tales! Usually...

tarrkid

"EMPLOYEES MUST WASH HANDS BEFORE TERRAFORMING"

Spaceknight

Pangea Wins 2014 FIFA Multiverse Cup!

robotmonkeyzombiekiller

"Having collected enough data, wi-fi left"

csmason04

"The ship's unsalvageable." - my body's pilot

intelligentsia

"New red shirt?"

"Yeah."

"Cotton?"

"Kevlar."

TimeIsABigBallofWibblyWobblyTimeyWimey...Stuff.

Music was always Earth's greatest weapon.

Wesley

The elevator dinged.

Top floor: Moon

Image: Artist's conception of a moon base from 1977, complete with a dock for the arrival of a lunar mass driver / NASA