High Water (flash fiction)

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High Water

It was called High Water: a deep blue liquid that gave a higher state of consciousness. Some users became aware of the web of life surrounding them, and having previously felt cut-off, became more connected to it. Others found themselves wandering around the cosmos among the stars…

The Authorities, of course, wouldn’t stand for this, and so stamped out its usage wherever they could find it. However, those who became reconnected to nature continued a deeper symbiosis with everything around them, while others gained a more profound understanding of the Universe’s workings. Not even the Authorities could stop that.

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 99

This was written with the prompt high water provided by the Carrot Ranch May 1 Story Challenge.

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Šī¸2023 Joanne Fisher


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