Our ship came out of hyperspace Trent as always at the controls, before us Nelus a broken planet devoid of life. Coming back to this place brought a lot of painful memories. Nelus was once a beautiful world once filled with lush green pastures, trees, and unique wildlife away from the clutches of the empire, with the bonus at the time being far away from the great war.
Remembering my family settled here, wife Ariana and daughter Liza lived in a small house surrounded by fruit trees it was to be the safest place from it all.
It wasn’t to last the war hit the galaxy hard; the empire split down the middle; we held the line for more important strategic worlds to survive; I felt we could have held the great enemy at the core worlds. Instead, to save Catronia the Winter family pulled their fleet away, allowing a hole in our lines for the Grismons to retreat. The enemy headed to Nelus for its rich resources. Nelus and my family became a target the enemy lay waste to the planet and when the dust settled and the battle won nothing survived.
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About the author.
Albert is an ex-royal air force photographer. He is passionate about novel writing and creative arts, his work can be seen on Amazon and Opensea. Albert also enjoys macro photography displayed on Instagram and gaming with his son and records them to replay on YouTube.