Promptober 2020: Day #8


Your character’s home (whatever form it may take) is on fire, and they have about five minutes to get out. Write about what they save (or want to save) and how they do so (or fail to do so).

Source: Critique Circle

Story Summary

Ada’s building is burning down, along with a dozen other buildings on her city block. She has a way to escape, but it is risky and she only has five minutes to pull it off. That’s a very sort amount of time to upload 9 petabytes.

Story Stats

# of Words1133
# of Drafts2
GenreScience Fiction