Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Big Oops

Evil Dr. Genesplice stood outside the old factory, beaming. “Just think, Poc!” he said to his assistant. Poc, belonged to a species of intelligent Lemur that worked for the evil genius. “Sure, boss.” “Inside this building, a gigantic creature lies … Continue reading

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Magic Sunglasses

The sunglasses has done their work. Eva had met Brad several months earlier and he, not unexpectedly, fell in love with her. That was all well and good, but would he love her without the magic glasses? In the weeks … Continue reading

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Mindbending Camouflage

Tony Hillsdale was an expert naturalist. He often led tours through the internationally known Markham Forest. “This forest is a biologist’s dream,” explained Tony. “For reasons not yet understood, the animals here are evolving far faster than anywhere else. This … Continue reading

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Poor Translation

The Spaniards arrived at the temple first, looking for gold. New to Cambodia, their translations were incomplete. All the Spanish got from the monks was, “Beware the Nangalang.” Fearless leader Diaz merely scoffed, “A monster?” He stepped inside the entrance, … Continue reading

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A Difficult Pet

Paul and Marjorie returned home from an afternoon of shopping. In the garage, Paul saw his shoes and groaned, “Binky!” “What’s wrong?” said Marjorie. Paul pointed, “Binky got hold of my work shoes.” Marjorie crossed her arms. “You wanted a … Continue reading

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Two Can Play

The war with the alien Aphrileans ended thirty years before, though they and Humans still hated each other. This loathing manifested in non-violent ways. Humanity’s Sheppard building, the tallest in all Human space, was destroyed during the war. The Aphrileans … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy Meets Its Match

Dr. Haanraadts stood before reporters, safely across the river from the High-Energy Physics Institute. “I’m proud to say we’ve successfully tested the Wells Drive,” he grinned. “Our time-traveling team has returned from the past safe and sound.” Reporters surged forward … Continue reading

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