Short stories tagged with Rescue Mission.
Listing 10 stories.
An African-American doctor has successfully developed a new technology to cure several diseases and cancers, but in the face of a recent health crisis, others are finding more risky solutions that put the doctor and entire racial groups in grave danger. When the doctor is soon attacked and abducted, a stranger embarks on a dangerous mission to save her.
In an apocalyptic future, a team of undead time travel back to a doomed flight to rescue the passengers on board in a routine but elaborate mission. Getting the passengers through a portal is not easy without disrupting the fabric of space-time, but the passengers, healthy and alive, are the only hope to populate a desperate future world.
While trying to save a group of kidnapped children, a man becomes captured himself and must figure out how to escape.
An intrepid caver, determined to save the woman she loves, descends into caverns where beautiful music supposedly drives humans to insanity and violence.
After a young man runs away and is said to be hiding in a canyon, his co-worker sets out to find him and ends up sharing his painful backstory of fear and lost opportunity.
After an epidemic hits America causing 70% of the population to become zombies, people of color are placed in internment camps by the government. Two young Vietnamese Americans go on a mission to liberate the camps, meeting people along the way who remind them about their hopes for the future.
Attempting to have fun for once, a teenage girl witnesses death at an oceanside beach party.
When a family finds a child in their yard buried in snow and suffering from frostbite, they try to warm him up to save his life. The child eventually awakes and tells them that his family is in danger, and so two men and a boy venture out to save their neighbors, if they can make it through the deep snow without freezing.
In a distant future, a young woman travels to a planet that all are forbidden from visiting and finds an alien that looks and speaks exactly like her long-lost father. But will she be able to escape?
A man takes his little cousin out for her first trip into dangerous territory, only for her to get sucked into danger following an accident.