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Compulsive Directive

Compulsive Directive

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Compulsive Directive

Length:
47 pages
32 minutes
Released:
Sep 25, 2019
ISBN:
9781925941036
Format:
Book

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Genre: Post Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Short Story.
Word Count: 8084
Sophie is one of the lucky twenty thousand humans rescued from Earth when the Sargaxen arrive through a rift. She doesn't feel lucky. She wants her family, her friends and her world. The only way she can hope to regain any of these things is to return to Earth with the people determined to fight the Sargaxen, a seemingly unbeatable foe.
This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.

Released:
Sep 25, 2019
ISBN:
9781925941036
Format:
Book

About the author

Avril Sabine is an Australian author who lives on acreage in South East Queensland. She writes mostly young adult and children’s speculative fiction, but has been known to dabble in other genres. She has been writing since she was a young child and wanted to be an author the moment she realised someone wrote the books she loved to read.Visit Avril's website to learn more about her and her many books. www.avrilsabine.com


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Compulsive Directive

Compulsive Directive

Avril Sabine

Cracked Acorn Productions

Australia

Compulsive Directive

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Cracked Acorn Productions

PO Box 1365

Gympie, Queensland 4570

Australia

978-1-925941-02-9 (Kindle)

978-1-925941-03-6 (EPUB)

Genre: Post Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Short Story

Copyright 2019 © Avril Sabine

Cover design by Caitlyn Petersen

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Compulsive Directive

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Book Description

Sophie is one of the lucky twenty thousand humans rescued from Earth when the Sargaxen arrive through a rift. She doesn’t feel lucky. She wants her family, her friends and her world. The only way she can hope to regain any of these things is to return to Earth with the people determined to fight the Sargaxen, a seemingly unbeatable foe.

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This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.

Compulsive Directive

Sophie sat on the impossibly green grass, her legs drawn up and her arms wrapped around them. Even though the evening was a constant, perfect temperature, she felt cold. A cold that made her shiver and find it impossible to become warm. Around her was the muted roar of thousands of voices speaking at once. Although she noticed most of the people were sitting or standing as quietly as she was. Did she have the same lost and shocked expression like those other silent people? Unfocused eyes, arms wrapped around themselves and a sense that they were somewhere else. Anywhere else. Did they feel the same bone deep chill she felt?

Everywhere she looked, she saw only strangers. There wasn’t a single person she knew. A harder shiver ran though her body and she tensed. It didn’t help. Nothing could stop her from shivering. She was beginning to fear this nightmare wouldn’t end.

Her gaze was drawn to the rift that dominated the flat landscape. A dark hole that pulsed and glowed around the edges, plenty of space between it and the nearest person. She looked away, unable to stare at it any longer. Her gaze fell on a child, tears streaming down his face, the arms of a woman wrapped around him as she stared sightlessly towards the rift. That kid didn’t know how lucky he was. She’d give anything to have her family with her. She dreaded to think what had happened to them. Had those monsters found them?

She quickly cut that thought off, forcing herself to her feet. Those kinds of thoughts took her mind down paths she didn’t want to travel. She had to do something. Anything. A glance around showed there was nothing to do. She tried to think what day it was. Panic

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