This Brilliant Coming-of-Age Space Opera Will Leave You Breathless

By Andrew Tarantola on at

For some, the path to adulthood is gradual and fluid, as if maturity could somehow seep into one's pores like steam from a warm bath. For others, the yolk of real responsibility is thrust suddenly and heavily upon their shoulders, though neither have a say in which path to maturity they will take.

Prospect, a powerful short story directed by Zeek Earl & Chris Caldwell follows one teenage heroine, an interplanetary prospector on a hostile and alien world, who must find the courage to save both her life and that of her critically wounded father.