Star Fighter

I’d been fighting longer than I could remember

Longer than my ship’s computer could compute

Ages

Aeons

Those glimmering metallic ships flying directly at me

Their iridescent fire filling the space all around

Luminesce

Luftwaffe

Waves upon waves of enemies threw themselves upon me

Heedless in their desire to end me and my cause

Endless

Evil

But no matter how many times I was shot

No matter how many times I was sundered

Finished

Fragged

I came back more persistent more ready

Their formations now memorized I dreamed of them

Circles

Cuboids

Ah

But here I sit awaiting my next return

Something is different

Above rests luminous letters

A simple question

So why the hesitation

The numbers count down

Will I choose to ride again

To

 

Continue?

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