Six Word Sci-Fi

Every month, Wired Magazine challenges readers to write a sci-fi story in only six words. Confronted with such a task, The City Voice can only say, “challenge accepted.” This month’s prompt is “In six words, write a story about surviving a high-tech disaster.” Read our attempts below, or submit your own stories at

Krishna Mano

Tech is concise; five words.

Romy McKellar

It had full control over us.

Maya Oeverman

“We lost Siri,” wheezed the sharpshooter.

Declan Bradley

Why me? I had a towel.

Vishnu Mano

They got past the reCAPTCHA boxes.

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