Cell phones are amazing. How did we ever get along without them? Believe it or not, there are still places on the planet where there’s no coverage.
Today’s prompt: She kept checking her phone and email, wishing someone would make contact.
Antarctica had always been her dream. Not anymore. Dr. Karen Hancock sat in her cabin staring at her phone. The ship would leave shortly and once at sea, all contact with civilization would end. Karen’s world would shrink to the size of the scientific station at McMurdo Bay. She kept checking her phone and email, wishing someone would make contact—someone named Dr. Mike O’Dell, her dentist. After he’d filled her dental caries last summer, they’d fallen in love. But while she studied penguins on the ice shelf, would he wait? Suddenly a text message buzzed. I’ll always love you.
I like happy endings! Now let’s see what the others wrote: