• Story: Or We Could Think About Rain

    [Slice of Life]

    Author: pharmakon
    Description: Peridot frowned up at the barren cliffs of the Kindergarten. "According to your civilization's laws of ecological succession," she announced, "sunflowers were not an optimal choice for returning organic life to the Kindergarten. Instead, a symbiotic relation between single-celled organisms and fungi known as lichen is necessary. So, that's what we're going to put here." "I'm lichen this plan," Steven said with a grin, and Amethyst groaned and shoved him. Lapis stepped away from their rough-housing and looked up at the clear skies with a pensive expression. "It's been 5000 years already," she said. "How do we know this'll work, if it hasn't happened naturally by now?"
    Or We Could Think About Rain