Novel: The Celestion-5 is set to be humanity's first manned ship to Neptune. For such an important journey, you'd think some care would be put into choosing the crew, but no! It was mostly random selection. Half of the crew are rookies fresh out of high school, and the other half are still absurdly young. This group of assorted goofballs will have to band together to survive the journey to Neptune and back. Updates daily at 9:00AM PST!
Newest Chapter: Mia experiences all the ways that Earth can come alive, some pleasant and others not-so-pleasant.
A darkened spot appeared on the sidewalk, and more joined it. Something cold landed on the back of Mia’s neck.
“Gyah!” Roxie ran away. Her arms failed to protect her mass of hair. “My dye is under attack!”
Mia ran after her, taking off her uniform coat. She finally caught up at the corner across from McBeefy’s. “Here…” she wheezed. “W… We can…”
Instead of wasting precious breath to explain, she lifted her coat above herself and Roxie. Roxie held the side closest to her, allowing Mia to let go of it.
“Thankies!” Roxie’s round eyes looked up at her. “I could use my coat if you want.”
“It’s fine.” Mia strained. “Feels good!”
Rain sprinkled her left arm like freckles. She didn’t lie; it felt nice! Looking toward the sky, Mia couldn’t see any source of the raindrops.
“The water… It’s falling out of the sky.”
“That’s what rain is!”
“Yeah, but–,” Logistically, Mia knew this was true, but it might as well have been magic to her. “Yeah. I guess you’re right.”