Jump

With some trepidation I stepped forward

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write, as part of a group, a flash fiction based on the same short prompt and post the story. I hope you enjoy this week’s contribution.

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My breathing rattled my teeth as I moved. Glancing back, I gulped seeing the platofrm’s tether to the space station. So thin. So frail.

Someone must’ve told physics to dump gravity, because I sure had to fight to remain standing.

The com’s click echoed in my helmet. “Come on, Roger,” Mark’s said. “Stop thinking and do it.”

“Easy said when you’re in bay,” I retorted checking the channel was private. “Tell me that out here.”

“I would if you’d go already.” Mark was full of it.

Clicking the com off, I adjusted my pack and jumped into nothing thrusters roaring.

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