Pulling it straight out seemed to be most effective, despite the flashing interface and the tear gas.
At the back of the cave were three drawings, each depicting a man fighting a robot. What could it mean, the archaeologist said, we can only imagine what their world was like.
“Night comes late on the island,” she said, handing him a gray pint of something, “not because of the latitude, but because we will it to be so.”
When the birds scattered, we saw the revealed shape of a fallen statue, now covered in shit.
The skylight let them look up at the underside of its belly, the exhaust ports and teats asymmetrically scattered across the broad, pink exterior.
The portraits on the wall were a progression of malcontents, perverts, embezzlers, and one very angry looking scofflaw.
After 10PM all orders must be put through the slot. First you will need to sign the personal injury waiver.
They watched the filmstrip mutely, lulled into strange, lazy eroticism by the gentle repetitive bing.
Susan opened the door with menacing, haughty abruptness. Something would have to be done about the inspection. Perhaps they would accept his golf clubs as a bribe.
Preview heuristics were radically insufficient. It spread quickly. He sat in his car, mindlessly chewing on a Yum Incorporated Deluxe Bar.
He’d been told the problem wasn’t uncommon. But in total isolation all he could do was sprinkle the dust around and hope the situation improved.
The war was over and they had no idea what to do. Rows of birds perched on the electrical lines, monitoring their every move.
He considered it a fun weekend project. He stacked the wood carefully, reflecting on how deeply he would need to dig and what he might find there.
When the leather-scrap man came around the children and the dog hid under the old shed in the cool dirt.
The unrelenting background noise in the office lulled them into a state of both vague hunger and specious water cooler banter.