Evan had come a long way from his remote Appalachian home. Heck, as early as 2137, he was first in town to own a cell phone. And now he visited the big city of Harper’s Ferry to board a starship bound for Earth’s newest space colony.
He stared up at the glass tubing and the lights in wonder. What incredible technology! Since the aliens shared their technology, humans traveled the stars. This spaceship demonstrated the aliens’ high tech. “Them aliens shoor make a mighty perty ship,” he said.
“Not yet,” said his guide, sighing. “This is just the shopping mall.”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2021/09/22/24-september-2021/