Competition: Shadows of the Past


Shadows of the Past

"The change we should seek should help us survive." - Lucifer Romanov

"Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

Objective: In the words of your character, tell me how your character believes they or those around them need to change in order to survive in this advancing world, by writing a short story explaining an event with your character that can be linked to the quote. Each submission needs to be 500 words or more.

Submission: Word document or the submission box are the only ways accepted for submissions to this competition.

Grading: The explanation of the quote will be judged based on its creativity, originality, and relevance to the quote. The story will be judged using the Voice Fiction Grading Rubric.

Competition Information

Parent Competition
The Thirteen Stories
Organized by
Savant Lucifer Scorpio Romanov, Knight Fadas Dealan-De
Running time
2016-12-16 until 2017-01-08 (24 days)
Target Unit
Entire DJB
Competition Type
Second Level Crescents and Clusters of Ice as per VOICE guidelines
3 subscribers, of which 1 has participated.


1st place
Savant Tali Sroka
Savant Tali Sroka
File submission
Textual submission

Will Tali change her perception or will she change that of the galaxy? Only time will tell.
But as in all things, change starts with one person.

1st place