The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story by Elysa Hendricks
Approx. 4,570 words.
Published on August 13, 2012.
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words.
Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death.
Which would you chose?