Voyage: A Microscropic View

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Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by jkjones21 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:20 am

On the day of departure, Darby wished his clones goodbye and set sail through the stars. He didn’t miss them much, since he filled the vessel with new ones within a few days. This voyage would be great.

Several million generations later, Harvey stepped off the vessel and greeted the locals. They were a pleasant sort, but they obsessed over their reproduction problem. They just couldn’t create viable conditions on their own.

“Oh, that’s easy, you just find something carbon-based and latch on.”

Only a few months later, humanity was destroyed by the ancient bacteria that returned from the stars.

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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by strawman » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:51 am

Barbarians! Build a wall!
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by ROU Killing Time » Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:36 pm

strawman wrote:Barbarians! Build a wall!
Carthage is a threat to Rome and must be destroyed!
"Never fuck with The Culture"
Sublime In Peace Iain M. Banks.

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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by strawman » Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:50 pm

I was just saying to a friend this morning, "Carthago delenda est."
He looked at my other friend at the coffee shop and says, "Carvin doesn't know where he's supposed to be at 3 o'clock this afternoon, but he remembers shit like that."

Guilty
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
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Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by ROU Killing Time » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:22 pm

strawman wrote:I was just saying to a friend this morning, "Carthago delenda est."
He looked at my other friend at the coffee shop and says, "Carvin doesn't know where he's supposed to be at 3 o'clock this afternoon, but he remembers shit like that."

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In the adjoining cell.
"Never fuck with The Culture"
Sublime In Peace Iain M. Banks.

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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by Flintknapper » Wed Jun 05, 2013 7:28 pm

loved the two as a set.

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Post by Varda » Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:10 pm

High fives, Jkjones21! A successful collaboration--it was a blast. :D
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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by jkjones21 » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:17 pm

We had a bunch of fun writing this set!

*high fives Varda*

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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by strawman » Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:12 am

Oy, I failed to notice it was a collaboration, and with the two creep-stalkees, no less!
Well done, Dynamic Duo.
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Re: Voyage: A Microscropic View

Post by Varda » Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:54 am

Pshaw, Creeper Guy only has eyes for me! He's an old-fashioned stalker like that. :P
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