100 Stories- 100 Days – Short Story #8
Shattered Ice Cubes
As you hurtle through space, you peer out of the compressed glass window. You watch as your home planet crumbles into billions of pieces, snow and ice flying through empty space. You watch as your hopes and dreams, your family and friends become crushed to death in between the two metal grinders. Your entire planets history, gone in seconds. It was as if you never existed.The crushed planet slowly drifts out of sight, into a large transparent force, bagging together the fragments and remnants of your dead planet.
The planet now completely gone, into the outer world, is collected by an outsider, the large aliens that inhabit the outer world.
Your planet is taken into a bizarre structure and placed inside a rectangular cube, meant to preserve it.
Many starturns later, an outsider retrieves your planet and drains it into a large spherical container. It proceeds to drown your home with an ocean of a strangely colored liquid. You were mesmerized by the sheer amount of the substance, and the color kept your attention for quite some
Your planet floated to the top of the container, and the outsider mixed your home into the colored water. They became one.
The creature poured the liquid into an orifice on its head, disappearing into the depths of its bowels.
Another casualty by the hands of “The Ice Machine.”