July 9, 2017 mtippett

LOOP

Word Count: 99


—a flash of light.

Felix stumbled out of the chronopod, mind reeling. He glimpsed a face, sunken and lost, as it vanished into the agitated space of the laboratory.

Frayed thoughts found traction … and he remembered.

The machine.

Felix rushed for the kill switch. The air trembled in anticipation of the gathering pulse and he realised — in that dreadful, recurring moment — that he would never reach it.

How many times had he tried?

A klaxon roared and a wave of energy tore through the room.

Felix had just enough time to glance back at himself before he disappeared in—

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