Thursday, 12 February 2015

Sci-Fi short story over on my fiction blog..

Ripplestone Review Blog Fiction: Shut-Eye (a science fiction short story)

Shut-Eye by P L Herlihy (all rights reserved)

Have you ever woken up with a jolt, as though you are falling but instead of landing, you wake up? It is, of course, neither a physical landing not an imaginary fall but the synaptic jolting of your subconscious returning from a trip across the multiverse back to your own brain.
It only happens during sleep and very few people realise what they are experiencing is space travel, in fact, very few people realise they exist in a multiverse, universes stacking up across infinity, folding and unfolding like a prairie of wild flowers... anyhow, let's leave infinity for now. The thing is, next time you get some shut-eye, I'll be waiting for you and then you'll understand...