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December 13 , 2007

The Awakening

A SciFi Short


A Scifi Short Story from the author of the Evan Gabriel Scifi/Adventure Trilogy

Robert has been running the Monhegan Island-to-mainland Maine ferry for years. This morning, however, he and his boat are greeted by mysterious lights emanating from the small rocky island. Was it too much mezcal the night before, or something more ominous? No one greets him when he ties up to the dock, and not a structure is in sight - all the houses and buildings have disappeared. All he sees is a curtain of light. Curiosity gets the better of him, and he steps through the curtain...
Approximately 1,800 words. 

Also available from Steve Umstead: Gabriel's Redemption (Book 1), Gabriel's Return (Book 2), Gabriel's Revenge (Book 3), Gabriel's Journey (complete collection), Gabriel: Zero Point (prequel), Special Delivery (horror short)


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