Derelict

Derelict

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Derelict by Albert Berg

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2010

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29

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Derelict

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In the dark heart of space, a derelict freighter drifts empty and lifeless. And in the shadows...something waits.

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g. There was nothing strange about it. It was a standard bulkhead door, of a type he had seen many times before. The only problem was, it hadn't been here before.

" We must have missed it," Henderson said. "That's all it could be."

"Yes," Warrick said, but inside he knew there was no way they had missed the door the first time, not a chance in the world. But the thing that unnerved him most was that he knew Henderson knew it too.

"Yeah. Of course," Jones said sarcastically.

"Let's just get it open," Warrick said.

" Are you sure we want to?" Jones asked. "All kidding aside captain, there's no way we missed this door earlier. It's not that dark in here."

"You want to go back?"

Jones shook his head. "Not saying that. It's just...weird."

Warrick thought that weird was possibly the mildest way the sudden appearance of the door could be described. "What about you Henderson. You think we should turn back?"

Henderson shook his head. "I'll admit something

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Good contemporary SF horror story. Three astronauts discover a derelict space freighter. As they enter it to look for survivors, they find a mystery. This short story held my attention until the end. Suspenseful and creepy.
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