Alex Spade would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

The Honeymoon

By Alex Spade All Rights Reserved ©

Scifi / Mystery

Chapter 1: Marty & Doc Brown

This is a pretty shitty way to spend a honeymoon. No, shitty isn’t the right word. Too strong. Crappy? Yeah – I know – it means the same thing, but crappy seems less harsh. That’s not right either, though. Let’s just go with bad. No… very bad. This is a very bad way to spend a honeymoon.

It’s not his fault. It’s not even my fault. Well, I’m the one that picked our wedding date: October 24, 2020. It was the perfect date. Perfect.

We met at Janet’s Halloween party, five years ago. He came dressed as Marty McFly from Back to the Future. He was the fourth Marty that I saw that night. All the other guys were decked out in their jean jackets and puffy orange vest – so proud of themselves.

“Listen, I just got here from the year 1985,” one guy said as he approached me. He pulled out a copy of Grays Sports Almanac.

“It says here…” he’s pointing to random page. “That… um… what’s your name?”

“Kate.”

“Last name?”

“No.”

“It says here that Kate No and I have sex tonight…”

“It says that?”

“Yeah, right here.”

“It says in your sports almanac that you are going to have sex with me. Your sports almanac?"

“Um, yeah, I mean, no. Um… It says I’m gonna reach third base… You know… baseball… right?”

“Okay, well, the Cubs were also supposed to win the World Series in 2015 and their asses just got swept out of the NLCS. So I’ll make a deal with you. Next time the Cubbies bring the Commissioner's Trophy back to Wrigley, you can give me a call, McFly.”

How could I have known that they would win back-to-back titles in ’16 and ’17? I wonder if he tried to find my number. I hope he did. I hope he spent hours online searching for Kate No.

No, my future husband was too clever. His costume was a thing of beauty. And it worked. I was instantly drawn to him. I couldn’t even see his face. Didn’t matter. This was my kinda guy. I walked up to him.

“Who are you?” I asked, playing my part.

“Silence Earthling!” he said. He was covered head-to-toe in a yellow hazmat suit.

He pointed his hairdryer at me. “My Name is Darth Vader – an extraterrestrial from the Planet Vulcan!”

Forgive me, I’m leaving out an important detail of this story. And – look, I’m not proud of this – but it was a Halloween party and I was in my twenties. I was dressed as Doc Brown. Not a regular Doc Brown, but a – ugh – sexy Doc Brown, which is really a lot like Doc Brown but with a hell of a lot more cleavage. Nope. Not proud.

God, did we hit it off. Fate, right? It had to be fate. What are the odds that Marty McFly and a boobalicous Emmett Brown would both show up to Janet’s party? Well, pretty good I guess. There were three other Martys and another guy did come as Doc Brown. He had a pretty good rack too, if I remember correctly.

Who cares? It felt like fate. It felt like God, or gods or Mother Earth or whatever the fuck brought us together that night. It was meant to be. Destiny.

I like to say that I fell in love with him before I saw him. It was just icing that he looked like Chris Pratt when he took off his hazmat helmet. And I’m talking about Parks and Rec Pratt, not Jurassic Pratt. Parks and Rec Pratt is the best Pratt.

Heh, it’s ironic to talk about fate and destiny, considering where I am. Considering the fact that I’m spending the second day of my honeymoon in a hospital waiting room in Bangor fucking Maine. Busy day too. Doesn’t help that their entire system crashed this morning. I guess it just couldn’t handle the sheer amount of patients… is patients even the right word? I mean, nobody in here is sick. Not even a cough.

Let me rephrase that… Nobody in here is physically ill. But me? Mentally, I’m about as fucked up as they come. And I must not be the only one. Why else would everybody be in here?

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Catherine Edward: I enjoyed reading this story very much. Thanks for sharing it here. It was well written with good descriptions.Rachel travels to the Black Forest Island for an archeological dig and soon finds her team mates missing. When all the puzzle pieces fall into place it was something they weren't prepare...

wankinoya: I really do love this story. At first i got bored but then after few minutes i got more excited to read. Thanks btw. Good job.

bpreetham1804: The story is absolutely fantastic. It is a drama which will hold the nerves till the end.

lavendercotton: When I first started this book I was hooked I knew I had to finish this book, I'm not big on reading. Because it's hard for me to find a book I can be hooked on to, but the first five minutes of reading I was hooked. After that, I knew I had to read more.

nightravenxx: I was absolutely in love with this book. I loved how you wrote about Raven and Cade, portraying them in an unforgettabke manner. The plot was nail biting and sent tingling in me. It felt like a Stephen King novel. An absolute must read for thriller fans!And Youraveragenerd, I urge you to keep wri...

Shivkumar K Y: Have finished the first chapter and looking forward to unraveling the plot further. Scifi as a genre is my favourite and I have written my first story in this genre (Now on Inkitt!: Link - https://www.inkitt.com/stories/scifi/235964?version=1). Looking forward to reading on!

Clara GraceGal: I absolutely LOVED how the plot is, how the emotions in this book was so real-ish but not too bold. I also liked how it all turned out in the end. Just amazing in all and every way!! It tbh, made me realize what my mother and father would tell me what a "serious relationship" was lol. Never thoug...

summie_khan: I am in love with the characters. On a scale 1to10 this book is on 10000000

Vanessa Alfred: This is an awesome story to be honest..I have a hard time putting it down...but the ending got me hanging..I really hope sequel is on the way...

More Recommendations

VyaghriniLightning: An interesting read....kept me at suspense, not knowing how the long-lost parents would react. The writing style is amazing. Especially the description of the emotions. This had better be a series, because I'm dying to know what happens next.:) Great Job!

IAteYourCookieChild: I've never seen, no, experienced a more three-dimensional character then Iris. Truly. Every time I read these tangible words on a screen, I feel like I've been betrayed by my own reality as it feels like much more than just that. More than words on a screen. As if I'm truly seeing Iris, living Ir...

aharris7700: This book was very well written. The plot was original, easy to follow and flowed well from chapter to chapter. Highly recommend!

Queen Hasia: I love this story. Can't wait to start reading the 2nd. You deserve to have this book get published. I would buy it!

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.