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Flash Fiction Monday: Dead Automatons and Spice Loving Aliens

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Do you like hot dogs? I’ll admit it – I do, even though they aren’t the best food for me to eat. I especially love to load them up with condiments like ketchup, mustard and dill relish – yum! But what if one of those condiments was a biological poison? Not only would that suck, but then this tasty treat could be used as a form of weapon – which would suck even more! One of today’s stories deals with that very scenario – and the results are quite interesting!

Digital Footprint by Sean P Chatterton

When people automate their lives more and more, then how do we know when they have died? That’s a difficult question, and the answer may very well surprise you!

Read Digital Footprint online for free.

The Ascent of Man by Bob Newbell

A highly advanced and technologically superior race of aliens has appeared in the skies over Earth. They are demanding a substance that will help them win a centuries old war with their enemies. If the world’s leaders don’t give the aliens what they want then humanity will be destroyed, but if they do then humans will become the laughing stock of the universe! Whew – what a choice!

Read The Ascent of Man online for free.

Enjoy!

If you enjoyed these stories be sure to check out the other flash fiction stories we have reviewed.