Today I Learned My Name [Short Story] The adult colonists always emphasize the importance of children. They consider us to be humanity’s hope—especially the children that were born here. I wasn’t one of them. I was little more than a squalling baby when I came here on the Genesis Expedition. The great exodus of humans from Earth—wracked with solar storms, drought, famine, and plague—to the planet only called “Genesis”, thousands of light-years away. Humanity’s second chance.Today I Learned My Name [Short Story] by twiliunicorn
The process of being admitted onto said ship was as selective as it was expensive. It was the ticket to escape death after all.
A few times I’ve asked the big question: why me? Why did I make it? Best case scenario, I get a mumbled “you’ll understand when you’re older” before the conversation ends entirely. Even the woman I call my mother—the woman wh
I have had to move about every 2-4 years since I was three. Due to this, I have had the opportunity to travel the States, Mexico, Europe, Morocco, and Turkey. In my travels, I have learned to speak small bits of languages (my most proficient language other than English is Spanish) cultural arts, and have learned to be open minded to the world. Another influence on my writing style is my school trip to the Hague International Model United Nation Convention (THIMUN), I have met many amazing individuals from all over the world including from New Zealand (Malta) all with different ideas and it helped broaden my mind on international politics. I love music and books, but my hope is to go into green engineering. I believe comments are worth more than favorites so comment if you like my work.
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