The device required the verbal command “HELLO GORILLA” to awaken from hibernation. We were assured that the flailing arms and stomping were a value proposition.
The three masters, each clad distinctively, strode forward with calm precision. The challenger coughed nervously, tossing the small burlap pouch the old woman had given him up and down in one hand gently.
The willpower of a small group of children was the only thing that kept the deadly, artificial satellite in orbit. The introduction of a puppy caused a planet-wide evacuation.
Against the stark white landscape the roaming, disgraced official looked like words drawn on a perfectly clean parchment.
Under a dozen heavy, symbiotic blankets it heaved and sighed. Another hour before fruition, just one more comfortable hour.
At precisely 6AM you are to remove the stanchions. Be sure not to twist the silken guidelines. Under no circumstances twiddle the tension dials.
Square food cubes, vaguely gelatinous, were traded briskly for a watered down form of Red Empathy called Red Drool.
She handed him what he thought was a pack of cigarettes. Inside all he found were desiccated spiders.
He had seventeen minutes to make the transfer–past the portcullis, tiger traps, the AI drones, and the Cinnabon stand.
True–recitation of the sacred poem was jumbled, but claims that most of it was improvised was a crude, inflammatory accusation.
The final letter was delivered to him by a monkey wearing a top hat. Tomorrow he would ship out to the Northern Front.
The tree tops were dusted with a fine, bright blue powder that The Company claimed would forever remove blight.
Passengers handed the note forward, some scribbling additions, until it reached the conductor who then promptly pulled a man from a nearby row and violently threw him from the moving train.
The Red Zone was devoted to the craft of experiences. Green Zone was dedicated to the act of resistance. The Blue Zone was focused on spiritual navigation.
He carried a card in his wallet with emergency instructions in case of a fatal time loop. Unfortunately, his murderous, looped double had the exact same card.