Write a Review

In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream

Summary

Kendall-Rae Brynn Hayden Ripley is the eldest daughter of Ellen Ripley. She had been part of the commercial crew on the Nostromo.. That was 57 years ago, and things have changed

Genre:
Scifi / Action
Author:
reckless.abandonment
Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
8
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

chapter one. finding ellen and kendall

"I can't lie to you about your chances, but...you have my sympathies."
-Alien, 1979, Ash


Sometime in the future, in space, everything was silent and endless. The stars shone against the dark black of the night, and they shimmered like the love of God...cold and remote. Against them, drifted a tiny chip of technology. It was the Narcissus, the lifeboat of the ill-fated star freighter Nostromo. Without any interior or running lights, it seemed to be completely devoid of life. The ships computer came to life, as it reflected off of two hypersleep capsules. The screen flashed PROXIMITY ALERT and the coordinates of the intruder. The ping of a ranging radar grew louder, as it came closer, before a shadow engulfed the Narcissus. The tiny ship was put into perspective, as a massive dark hull descended towards it.


Inside the Narcissus, it was as dark and dormant as a crypt. Outside, massive metal forms could be seen as they descended around the shuttle. Like the tolling of a bell, a basso profundo clang reverberated through the hull. Just then, light glared as a cutting torch burst through the metal door, as it moved with machine precision, as it cut a hectagon path. When it finished, the torch cut off, and the door fell inward, as it revealed a bizzare multi-armed figure. It was just a robot welder, and it backed away, as it left the door clear.

Momentarily afterwards, a scanner entered the shuttle, supported by a metal arm. The large machine floated inside, and it began to scan the room. Its blue laser played over all the equipment, and as it passed over the 2 hypersleep capsules, it stopped and slowly scanned it once more. The laser's blue line contoured on the two sleeping figures. An older woman, and a younger one as well, both of them in peaceful slumber. The scanner turned off its laser and backed out of the room via the airlock door. 3 figures entered, back-lit and ominous.

They were three men, in bio-isolation suits, and they carried lights and equipment. They approached the 2 sarcophagus-like hypersleep capsules, and two of the men moved to the capsules, and in almost perfect synchronization, their gloved hands wiped at an opaque layer of stardust on the canopy. Their lights stabbed in where the dust had been wiped away, and each of their lights illuminated a woman, their faces in peaceful reposes. The leader had found Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley, whose curly dark brown hair, puffed out underneath her head, and the second man had found 2nd Warrant Officer Kendall-Rae Ripley, whose ombre hair, was billowed out, like a pillow for her head, and her pale complexion stood out against her mess of hair, like a drop of black ink, on a clean piece of white paper. Nestled in, next to Ripley was Jones, their cat.

"Lights are green. They're both alive."
The one who had found Kendall-Rae said.

The leader sighed, as they all pulled off their masks.

"Well, there goes our salvage, guys."
The leader complained, clearly disappointed, that they were alive.

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Attie Blanche: I like the book so far,Would recommend it to anyone that loves reading,I think there were 2/3 mistakes but other than that I really enjoy the book

DCase81: I loved this story. Even though she had her doubts, she pushed forward. I can't wait for the 2nd Book. I read it in 1 day 😬 I just thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you!

Christina: This is a great start to a larger story.I hope the author decides to continue it further.

Happiness: The plot is great, author's writing style is wonderful and the grammar too. Can be improved on though. Thank you

viewcoco2007: Amazing story. I thank the author for writing these books. I loved reading all 3 of these books. I definitely would recommend reading them. 😊❤️😊

viewcoco2007: Excellent read, just like the first book in this series. 👍I can't wait to read the 3rd book 😍

stargazer11585: One of my favorite books to reread whenever I need a break from reality. Love everything about this book.

S. M. M. B: I love this book saga. I like the Stories she wrights and her imagination

marilyn: Mac is so sweet. He needs a strong woman by his side. Eva and him balance one another out. And now.....Miles is here.

More Recommendations

marilyn: Rubble is so cute. He is shy and loving but at the same time he is fierce. I am happy he has June now.

Sharlene Fielder: Amazing sequel. You tied it up so nicely! Thank you for writing this amazing story. Thank you for sharing your amazing gift of weaving tales with us readers. Cannot wait to read more of your work.

vinaroma92: I like everything related to the story

Dyana: Nice story. God bless you Author

Paula: Really good read. Loved the plot and how the characters played out.

Lizelle Nel: Absolutely love the story. The mother is quite hilarious with the innuendos. Could feel every emotion the characters went through. You wanted to cry with them. Laugh with them. Highly recommended to read. Keep it up.

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.