MAE! That is the name of my FMC in my Penticton Writing Contest short story entry. "FMC" stands for Female Main Character, in case you didn't know. All of these acronyms, they can get to you.
She is fascinated by the galaxies, planets, and stars out there that her generation never got the chance to see. Anyways, I have the first few paragraphs written, very rough drafts, of course. I came up with the idea, as I always do, half asleep lying on my bed, far too tired to want to drag myself out of bed and write anything down, but also far too desperate to ignore the impulse.
Oh, and want to know something else? The world is ending.
It makes me think about the world around me, and the fact that the world really is coming to an end. Ever think about that? I did, last night. It made my heart hurt. Ever get that feeling, in the pit of your stomach, when you want something so bad that you feel sick just thinking about how you might not be able to get it.
Peace on Earth,