Into the Danger Zone (flash fiction)

Into the Danger Zone

Our cruiser chased the smaller starship into the deeps of space. Our laser blasts were slowly breaking down their shields.

“Captain they’re going into the Danger Zone.” the First Mate warned.

“Keep following them.” I ordered.

“But Captain, we have standing orders not to enter that area!”

“Keep following them!” I repeated. Our scanners showed the ship we were chasing, but there was nothing else. As we entered the zone, we all wondered what might happen next. “We can still capture that ship before we’re noticed.”

Just then our scanners alerted us to multiple objects approaching high speeds…

Joanne Fisher

This was written with the prompt danger zone provided by the Carrot Ranch June 13 Story Challenge.

It’s Pride Month! Why not support a queer writer – Ko-fi 🏳️‍🌈

©️2022 Joanne Fisher

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