Monthly Archives: January 2018

Clever Trade Negotiating

Gryxt, the alien leader of the trade team, sighed as he gazed at the carnival ride. “I thought it was a transportation device!” “Disappointing,” said Jurzyt. “These low-tech Humans have nothing to trade.” Plauxt returned with a bag. “Try this!” … Continue reading

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A Rainbow Fable

Traci knocked on the door of the little trailer…at the end of the rainbow. Mr. Bowman ushered her in with a rainbow smile. “You’re lucky,” he said. “You only found me because I forgot the protective magic spell.” “Oh sorry!” … Continue reading

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A Rare Creature

Brendan the zookeeper showed the new girl around to see the animals. “Ooh,” said Megan pointing into the fence. “He’s beautiful.” “That’s Yamantaka. We’re lucky to have him. Snow Leopards are very rare.” Brendan began angrily digging around in his … Continue reading

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An Interrupted Vacation

The Team was exhausted. The sPecial Horrifying and UnKnown Manifestations of Energy unit (PHUKME!) had been pursuing incredible beasts across the world. They’d battled giant mantises, giant hairball spitting cats, and nosy neighbor-killing giant spiders. The spider episode had affected … Continue reading

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The Nosy Neighbor

“I keep rare giant spiders here,” explained Darcy to Detective King. She pointed at a web. “That’s my Silver Spider. I used to have far larger Giant Huntsmen and Goliath Birdeaters. The Silver killed and ate them.” “Uh huh. We’ve … Continue reading

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The Cat Owner

As Gerry walked with his neighbor Harry near the tree line, they shared stories. Most of them related to the difficulties of running ranches. When they arrived at a gnarled tree Gerry sighed and said, “Ah geez.” “What’s wrong?” “It’s … Continue reading

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Priorities

Director Mobry parked on the modest street where Thomas J. Bird worked in Manchester. Mobry couldn’t understand why Bird insisted on working at his humble neighborhood flat, but the Supra-Genius worked that way, so he got his way. Mobry walked … Continue reading

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The Pyrrhic Victory

The General’s car chased them, driving past wrecked tanks, shattered buildings, and ever present smoke. When the retreating rebels crossed the border and left Pyrria forever, Supreme Leader Abbad let out a victory whoop. He’d fought the war for 32 … Continue reading

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The Freshest Food

Mark sat with his guide, Gondo, on the isle of Butanga. Jamie’s Restaurant advertised the freshest food anywhere. Seagulls flocked in huge numbers above. Servers provided a small grill and curious-looking tools. They opened up a complex of nets leading … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

The alien starship nearly crashed into Earth. Luckily, the crew restarted the engines a scant 300ft above a lake. All was fine, except a package of exotic food fell out. No one knew how it would affect Earth creatures. Unaware … Continue reading

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