The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos] (Lovecraft Theme)

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The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos] (Lovecraft Theme)

Post by Varda » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:59 pm

In the weeks following the conquest, politeness meant averting one’s eyes as we adapted to the new status quo. Tacitly we agreed to carry on with our iPhones and cappuccinos like we weren’t all infested with parasitic hair.

The luckiest acquired one parasite only, affixed above the lip according to custom. More commonly, two or three dotted one’s face.

But for some, it’s hellish. Yesterday, I passed a man writhing in a ditch, positively lousy with the things. Despite his swatting and shrieking, they skittered along his flesh until nothing showed but moustaches.

I averted my eyes and hurried past.
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Re: The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos]

Post by DoctorBanzai » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:21 pm

What the crap.....

Awesome!!!

This is getting intense....

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Re: The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos]

Post by Flintknapper » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:29 pm

moustache is like the nyarlahotep of a new age and Beatrice is of course Cthulhu.

This one has an almost attack of the killer tomatoes vibe. I am serious about you guys putting these together in a short story collection. There are some hiccups in continuity, but it is so ridiculous it is good.

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Re: The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos] (Lovecraft Theme)

Post by Varda » Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:03 am

You're right! It is Lovecraftian! *facepalm*

I'd better tag it Lovecraft Theme, since it seems to stand alone pretty well.

I don't know how I missed the obvious. Believe it or not, I was thinking about Wookies from Star Wars when I wrote this... e.g., "What if Wookies are just humans covered in lots and lots of moustaches?" And then I ended up taking it in a more serious direction.
Flintknapper wrote:I am serious about you guys putting these together in a short story collection.
It may very well happen. We've been discussing it a bit and want to work up something in time for Movember. :D
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Re: The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos] (Lovecraft Theme)

Post by MonsieurMoustache » Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:14 pm

I don't have internet for a couple of days and look what I miss. Both horrible and hilarious. I can just picture the moustaches running in packs and everyone trying their best to pretend they look good in their new parasites. Love!

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Post by gunsofchekhovia » Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:43 pm

Don't forget all the high school freshmen who wholeheartedly welcome our new keratinous overlords.

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Post by Varda » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:06 pm

gunsofchekhovia wrote:Don't forget all the high school freshmen who wholeheartedly welcome our new keratinous overlords.
Ah, but will the girls be so impressed if the girls also have moustaches? :lol:

Love the new avatar, by the way! Cuuuute.
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Re: The Mo-Keepers [Moustache Mythos] (Lovecraft Theme)

Post by gunsofchekhovia » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:48 am

Yeah, he gets that a lot. I hope it doesn't go to his head.

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