TWA Short Story Challenge #6 – The Edge of the Universe

edge of the universe

“Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – Douglas Adams – “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Or, at least, so we’ve been led to believe. But this challenge asks the question, what happens when you reach the edge of space? What happens when you stare beyond the bounds of reality and find something else staring back at you?

This is a contest that came from the humble beginnings of the Human Echoes Podcast, and unfortunately we couldn’t crown a winner. I’ve always wanted to see this one redone, and the Arena is the perfect place for it.

Our authors have 4,000 words or less.

This week will be a bout between our very own Joseph Devon and arena newcomer Nick Nafpliotis.

On a side note, we are paying our authors a base level rate at the moment, but if you really enjoyed their story and want to help us make sure these awesome people get paid, please donate below. 75% goes to the author, the rest goes to keeping this place up and running.

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  1. I’m so glad the Arena is back. Time to see some author on author crime.

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