Urban fiction short story
I was quaking with such insane frustration the day they canned the space program that instead of assembling an economical dinner like a good little wifey, I stomped away into the sunset. Off to find where the man had fallen from the sky ...
A young girl gazes down at a body shattered on the quiet suburban pavement. What desperation would drive anyone to risk such a horrible death? Who would stow away?
In Stow Guntarc's friend from earlier short story Promise struggles on, hurt, limping but still determined.
Stow can be enjoyed as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.