The Passage (flash fiction)

The Passage

Talem was a technician. It was her job to ensure the ship’s systems remained functional. As a child, she used to like visiting the hold to see the frozen bodies. Now as an adult, she seldom visited it, and if she ever did it was to check everything was running smoothly.

She was a middle generation. There were generations before her and there would be generations after her ensuring the ship would continue to slowly move onwards to their new home, a planet Talem would never see. Yet she was essential if her species was going to carry on.

Joanne Fisher

This is my second take on the prompt carry on provided by the Carrot Ranch November 11 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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