Twister - A 100 Word Story
September 01, 2008 flash fiction
This week's 100-word weekly challenge was The Game Twister. As always, my story is below, and you can hear it alone here. You can hear and read the rest of the entries at the 100 Word Story site. Don't forget to vote for your favorite(s)!
The battle raged on before me, the virtual limbs of my fleet stretching out between star systems. The VR suit carried my body's commands to the drones slaughtering the enemy. Color-coded representations of star systems swam before my eyes. The drones had an advanced AI, capable of immediate battle tactics. But they were not smart enough for strategy. They could not see the grand picture and win the war.
I saw the opening in the enemy's defenses. I gathered the fleet, twisted uncomfortably, and used my right hand to smash them all into the red dot of the enemy's homeworld.