Science Fiction Short Story

The Final Escape

Dew Langrial
11 min readNov 23, 2022
Images by Albrecht Fietz, David Mark, mohamed Hassan, OpenClipart-Vectors, Gordon Johnson, OpenClipart-Vectors, and S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay

The year is 2051.

“I know you can run very fast. When I say go, run until you reach that beige house,” Clara tells her six-year-old daughter and ten-year-old son. “I’m right behind you. Just don’t stop.”

As she says Go, they run, and she follows them. A bullet misses her ear. She hears the whooshing sound, and when she is about ten feet…

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Dew Langrial

Living life in awe of it all. Hoping to make sense. A Thinker, Writer & Storyteller. Working on my tech startup.