The seat was cold as Rhett slid into his space shuttle, but he didn't mind he had work to do. Rhett almost flipped the ignition switch before he saw the lone runner coming towards him. 'Who is it' Rhett asked himself. Finally the runner was by the shuttle. Rhett looked up in surprise standing there was Link his former co-pilot.
"Rhett what are you doing? What about your wife your kids?"
"I must go." Rhett replied. " I owe it to the Martians and to Spasm Man."
Rhett took a deep breath. "Tell my family I love them."
And with those words Rhett started down the seemingly endless runway, for what might possibly be the last time.
Mythical Beast, take this short piece of a story and make it your own.