The Solo Dancer

Imagine being the last… a story from Kevin. I hope you enjoy. 🙂

Kevin Parish

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The following short-fiction is inspired by the photo above posted by Diana of Myths of the Mirror.

Time had transformed the future into a robotic and Artificial Intelligence ruled world. Children were created only in test tubes and mankind, as we once knew it, had collapsed into technological chaos.

Relationships between humans were, for the most part, non-existent. Human life was lost to the very technology that mankind had once so proudly worshipped as the future to save the planet.

Manipulation of DNA was initiated by the Keepers early in the gestation period and the vessels (mothers) were kept in stasis. All this leading to an obviously unsustainable population.

Mar had traveled far on a cruise ship that had been lost at sea for years. He grew up with parents, still of the old days, who taught him how to survive. They recognized that creativity was going…

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9 thoughts on “The Solo Dancer

  1. A tale told wonderfully in a few words, the last sentence ending with a bang, not a whimper. xo

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    • I have well over 50 stories and poem, Pam. And it’s only the middle of the month! Ha ha. Amazing how different they all are – the imaginations out here on WP continue to astound me. And thanks so much for the wonderful review on Goodreads. You really made my day yesterday when I saw it. ❤


  2. Awesome depiction of dystopian world with the dance of old. The imagery of the dance, wow!

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  3. inhiscare753 says:

    Kevin your writing is chilling, very well written intense. Great plot, the dance. Technology keeps advancing so rapidly.. I thought I was watching the Big Screen. Great Imagery.

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  4. mylilplace says:

    How scary would it be if it truly comes to this. Really sad imagining the solo dance at the end. Nicely done, though.

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