The Star and the Star (A Very Short Story)



BETHLEHEM, YEAR 3 COMMON ERA:


And it came to pass that the child was born in Bethlehem. There appeared a bright star in the eastern sky which the Magi saw. They followed the star until the star stood over a mean and humble stable…


Zeta Retiguli, Year 6592384:


Master, the sun grows brighter and larger with each revolution, Is it true? Is it going supernovae“, the accolyte asked? “Yes, I’m afraid so. Over six million orbits of civilization are about to end“, the master answered! “So it is coming to pass as written. God will destroy the planet a second time but this time with fire“, the accolyte accepted….


tom vickers

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