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The Forgotten

Name of Web-Serial: The Forgotten Posting Schedule:  Sunday Post Minimum: 700 Words Genres: Science-Fiction Graphic Elements: Minor Language, Moderate Violence Summary: Cygnus is a planet tired of conflict after a decade of civil war. Just as the future looks hopeful again, the ‘People of the Sky’ appear

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The Forgotten – Prelude

Private Helsman, known as Dog to the unit, collapsed, his chest exploding from multiple bullet holes, after the Order’s elite Homeguard funneled the remaining soldiers of the Republic squad, known as the Rats, into a kill zone. Zap and Dapper

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The Forgotten – Chapter 1

The suns burned brightly in the sky when the tractor suddenly lost power and quit working. The farmer slammed his hands in frustration against the steering wheel and climbed down from the ancient beast. His family had always been farmers,

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The Forgotten – Chapter 2

“No way,” Rikishi said waving his arms and walking towards the chicken coop. “I’m done with that bullshit.” Tarra picked up her long skirt and tried to follow as fast she could while dodging piles of animal dung and sharp

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The Forgotten – Chapter 3

The car ride back to the city would be long, dusty, and bumpy and Rikishi knew he would be miserable every minute of it. But he promised Elam that he would be there and a man was nothing without his

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The Forgotten – Chapter 4

The sun was several hand widths above the horizon before Rikishi opened his eyes. The bed was more comfortable than anything he had experienced before. Growing up as farmers, the family was not wealthy.For the first few years, he and

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The Forgotten – Chapter 5

After a few hours, he emerged from his room and resumed his visit with Elam like nothing had happened. When Tarra offered to take her brother shopping, he did not protest after Elam ran around the room excited to visit

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The Forgotten – Chapter 6

“Senior Drone Pilot Rachel Severin awake,” announced the ships artificial intelligence. As the seal of the pod cracked open, a rush of oxygen escaped into the chamber. The lights in the room powered on for dim illumination. The hypersleep chamber

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The Forgotten – Chapter 7

“Are you sure?” asked Director Maxwell as he looked up from his desk, the project schedule and other reports displayed on the desk screen. As he opened his palms and swiped his hands apart, the screen went black. The man

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The Forgotten – Chapter 8

As he sat in his jail cell, Rikishi felt his stomach growl and realized that breakfast and lunch had passed with no signs of the guards. He could hear the radio playing in another room but could not make out

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