Monthly Archives: February 2016

True Brits

The crowd was getting unruly. Constables walked among them to ensure their ire remained merely vocal. Paul joined the people streaming to the protest. Several times blokes waving signs nearly opened up his head. One sign read, “Britain for Brits!” … Continue reading

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Cats and Birds

Supermodels Dana and Josie sunned in bikinis. Another paparazzi quad-drone died. Dana smirked, “Your robotic gizmo is kinda feline.” Josie grinned, “Yeah. It loves hunting birds.” _____________________________

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Job Security

Mr. Vecchio was horrible boss. He’d fired four previous foremen during the old building’s refurbishment. The pint-sized dictator ruled with his immense wealth and a tyrannical demeanor. Marty counted the days until his job as foreman ended and his kids … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry

“Is it safe?” said Virgon. “Don’t worry,” said Hadron. “The Intergalactic Teleporter is disguised as an antique car. No one would get in it.” “But isn’t the Teleporter set for Emitocron? Their entire planet on house arrest because of their … Continue reading

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Plain Names – Gargleblaster Microstories #254

“Hieronymus Pool,” said the hotel guest. “Ooh, that’s a memorable name,” said the desk clerk. “Really? I thought it was plain.” He turned to his friend. “Is my name unusual, Proximillicon?” “Naw,” he grimaced. “My buddy, Thantoquintikessian, thinks your name … Continue reading

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Sea Monster Caviar

Dieter was a Ritual Eater. While everyone ate halfway through their meal, Dieter might still be arranging the sides and adding sauces in a precise, ritualized manner. Bobby’s Seafood Pub rested at the water’s edge in the harbor. Any local … Continue reading

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Attending Church

Miranda stood in the huge parking lot behind the Grace Universal Lord Chapel. A sign at the entrance read: God and Aliens attends our sermons. Why won’t you? Miranda spat, “Seriously? God and Aliens? I can’t wait to blow the … Continue reading

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