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(Alien) Oracle of Bast at Perbast in Terran Ancient Egypt

Post by secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:17 pm

My Oracle is a solar powered computer
that can answer
most astronomical
and seasonal
inquiries.

These primitive
natives
also inquire
about their personal life
but answers there are less accurate.

However, at any rate
life
for a God is great!

I accept animal sacrifices,
nice
gems
and plant stems.

I suppose
no one here will oppose
the 'supposed'
God of War Bast.

As Bast,
I contribute to the warrior caste training
and that is draining.

However, what is constraining
our Empire is lack of Technology
and Primitive Biology.

Maybe in a couple of millennia these natives
could be more innovative.

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(Aliens) Explaining Solar Power to Ancient Terrans

Post by secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Our Alien
Technology is solar powered
so we Cat Aliens
introduced a Solar
God to explain solar power.

Ra is one of the native words
that I heard
for the local star
and so far
Ra worship has grown
with our growing
energy requirements.

We don't have that many solar cells
but we live well
as we require
manual work from these poor natives
in exchange for some supposedly innovative
ideas.

Ideas
that I learned as a young Space Cat
that
I now pass
at last
to an Alien Monkey Race
that shall grace
my name
Bast in eternal fame!

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(Alien)Cats find time to do spaceship repairs and to despair

Post by secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:00 pm

Our battle scarred elite
fleet
of Galactic Cats
that
survived our planet's demise
has found a nice
spot to conduct repairs.

We despair
with regards to food
and the mood
in our fleet isn't good.

Our battledrones
have been lost in the last war zone
as Terran hacks
turned them back
on our fleet
that then flee
as quickly as we did see
what could be a one sided battle
in which we are slaughtered
like Terran
cattle.

We slaughtered
a few of our Terran
Cow Sized Rats
that
we hope will feed
a more than a few Cats indeed.

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Have you met my (Alien) former First Officer

Post by secretnude » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:33 pm

Have you met
my former First Officer Sekhmet?

Sekhmet
crashed landed with me,
you see
into this planet of primitive
natives
and Sekhmet
now enjoys
her new native toys.

We love
being called beings from above
which is true, since we came from space
and hence we have a cat face.

I had six feline breasts
and so did Sekhmet
but to fit in with the rest
of the natives we met,
we thought it was best
to just leave two.

Now, we have two
separate kingdoms
as Sekhmet rules
the upper kingdom
and I, Bast rules
the lower kingdom.

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(Alien) (Rumors) Regarding a Water God in Ancient Egypt

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:43 am

Science Officer Tefnut
is a tough nut
to crack.

We need Tefnut
to cloud seed
to feed
the cracked
soils of our lands,
you understand
but we don't get along
well.

Oh well,
Tefnut,
in this primitive planet now enjoys
her native toys
as a Water God.

You bet
that the Water God
enjoys the attention of the Wabet
or our Priestly Caste
that you bet
don't stay chaste.

Rumor has it that the Wabet
are required
by Tefnut
to masturbate
to the Nile
to acquire
her cloud seeding skills
otherwise these natives would be killed
by starvation
and privation.
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(Alien) Crowd Control Laser Weapon in Ancient Egypt

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:31 am

Sometimes these primitive
natives
do rebel
and if they do, we quell
the nascent rebellion
with the so called 'Eye of Ra'.

The Eye of Ra
is our crowd control laser weapon.

We wear variants of the laser weapon
on our nice Alien Cat heads,
ahead
of any important
meeting with these primitive
Terran natives.

It is important
for us to maintain
our Godly image
as sage
advice
would put it nicely
if the Terrans knew that
we are mortal cats that
use and
abuse them
our nice Alien Cat
heads
will come off and we will
be definitely dead.
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Lost in (Alien) Translation in Ancient Egypt

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:11 am

It took us a million Terran
Years to get to Terra
on our sublight Solar Sail
Spacecraft that failed
and crashed on Terra.

A Sarcophagus held us in stasis
until a crisis
due to imminent impact
forced the controls to react
and revive us Cats from stasis.

When we told the primitive
natives
about our Solar Sail,
the natives
thought that the Sun sailed
the skies.

There is no reason why
that should be surprised as the metaphor,
I really abhor
as a bit whimsy
and flimsy
like the Solar Sail
that failed
on our crashed Spaceship
that was hip.

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The Terrible Terran decision to destroy an(Alien)Planet

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:57 am

Our fleet is almost out of Antimatter
for our wormhole generators
so we dismantled some Antimatter
Warheads to obtain Antimatter
for our wormhole generators
and it was a straightforward decision
given that we are in no condition
to fight.

We the once mighty
Cat race
was almost erased
from the universe irreversibly
and it was our fault for using Antimatter
Weapons on a Terran colony first
causing an irreversible
Terran thirst
for revenge.

Revenge
for Terra
was swift and merciless as suspicions
of an Antimatter
first strike on Terra
made the terrible
decision
to destroy our Planet easy for Terrans.

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(Alien) Fleet short on food and power and on the run

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:39 am

We are entering
the Strong Radiation
Belt of a Gas Giant for Antimatter harvesting.

We will be using
ship automation
and magnetic scoops for harvesting
Antimatter
in the form of Positrons
and Antiprotons.

We are also using
the strong magnetic
field of the Gas Giant for production
of power via electromagnetic
induction.

We have placed nonessential crew
in stasis pods so as not to screw
our limited
food supply
but the supply
of stasis pods is limited.

Our limited
food supply will be addressed soon
as one of the Gas Giant's moons
has algal species that could be good
food.
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(Alien) Antimatter Harvesting at a Gas Giant

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:31 am

Antimatter
that we are collecting
matters
for our fleet's Antimatter
weapons
and propulsion
systems.

GalactiCat's magnetic shielding
system
is protecting
us from some ionizing
radiation in the form
of charged particles but I informed nonessential crew to transfer
to another
ship
while we whip
our magnetic scoop
to scoop
charged Antimatter
in this Radiation
Belt that won't matter
if most of my crew have Radiation
illness.

Ordinarily treatable illnesses
are becoming common in our fleet
as medical supplies dry
however hard our elite
Space Cat Doctors try
to keep sickness at bay
we seem to always have a full sickbay.
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(Aliens) Hoping to survive to see forgiveness someday

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:09 pm

I am in a heavily
shielded area of the GalactiCat
that
is ordinarily
reserved for heavy ion storms.

The measured radiation
levels are worse than an ion storm
in this Gas Giant Radiation
Belt
but I truly felt
that we needed to get the Antimatter
if we are to continue to matter.

I believe
that Terra
will never forgive
us Space Cats
for using that
terrible
Antimatter Weaponry first
on a Terran colony
but maybe
the thirst
for revenge will vanish with time.

Time
that maybe we can buy
by
surviving
and reviving
our race
that was nearly totally erased.
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(Alien) Battle scarred Galactic Cat casualties mount

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:33 pm

We were halfway through our food
collection when our good
luck vanished in a flash
as we dashed
to turn on wormhole generators
to prevent turning our generation
into the last Space Cat generation.

We weren't fast enough as five
civilian ships didn't make it alive.

Casualties mount
as we tally the amount
of damage the GalactiCat took
that in my book
saved most of this fleet
from total defeat.

We lost nine Puma Fighters
to automated Terran Battledrones
in the war zone.

Fighters
we can replace
but I have to face
the relatives of the dead face
to face.
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(Alien) (Rumors) of Terran sleeper agents

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:25 pm

As repairs
on the GalactiCat
proceeded, I despaired
that
probably there are still Terran agents
onboard
aboard
any
of our many
ships.

Terran
agents
routinely slip
detection and Terrans
have used prisoners as sleeper agents
by implanting hard to detect
neurochips.

In effect,
I will let the chips
fall where they may
as they say
unless our remaining scientists
discover a way
to detect
these hidden defectors.

Our science
was once superior
to the once inferior
Terrans that overtook
us in a flash as we overlooked
cybernetic enhancement
out of an enchantment
with the natural
over that which is artificial.

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So say all the (Alien) Cats as they prayed to Bast

Post by secretnude » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:48 pm

Our Cat Priest prayed to
our Cat God of War Bast
to at last
give to the intangible essence
of our dearly departed Cats a sense
of victory despite our many defeats.

Defeat
that
I saw in the 44 Cat
paw
flag draped coffins we released
in peace
into space.

We face
the reality of nine billion dead Cats
that
once formed our proud race
that was almost nearly erased.

I met face
to face
with each relative of the dead.

I wrote ahead
letters of condolences
that so I myself find some sense
of relief
from our shared grief.

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Post by strawman » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:42 pm

In the Five by Twenty Room

On an island half an
earth away, a computer programmer
fights for his life against
a brain tumor. Left lobe
and right to bring to
order, in cadence by rhyme.
Forward marching against the foe
To-ward facing pairs they go
Order facing chaos. Imaginary pincers
From a Corps of Ancient
Memories of Lobster dinners. Cats
and rats; Thins and Fats
Virtual versus Actual The Borg
You will be assimilated Resistance
Is Futile. But Data, it’s
me! Don’t you remember? (There’s
always a slight pause here)
and Picard reaches the Core
Installs the virus software, kills
Borgkind and lives some more.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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

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(Aliens) in Ancient Egypt violating their Prime Directive

Post by secretnude » Sun Feb 16, 2014 1:04 am

Our mission
was
of exploration
of worlds
with an noninterference directive
if we meet primitive
natives.

We disregarded our noninterference directive
in this world
with natives
since we could be stuck here,
we fear,
until we die
and we don't see why
helping a lesser race
would be a disgrace.

Our race
took a long path to outer space
and maybe, I can help this race
get to Space
by teaching Geometry
to the face
of these primitive
natives.

In the SpaceCat Civ Game, I think
there's a link
between Geometry
and Space Technology
in the Tech Tree,
you see!

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(Alien)(Rumors) of ongoing wars in their Homeworld

Post by secretnude » Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:34 am

This primitive Terran monkey race
does grace
less aggression
and more cooperation
than us quarrelsome
and very troublesome
Space
Cats.

Our Space Cat race
has almost had itself erased
many times in our very
very
long and violent history.

It is a bit of a mystery
why we are still here
and I fear
that
in our Planet Krat
there are ongoing wars
such that
I am glad to be extremely far
from our Military Bureaucrats.

However, our Space
Race
between our competing Cat Races
might ensure that
we Cats
as a collective Spacefaring Race
may not be totally erased.

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(Rumored) Terran Spy in an (Alien) Fleet gets detected

Post by secretnude » Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:30 am

I am a Terran Spy in the GalactiCat.

I look like a Space Cat
such that
nobody suspected me for now
but somehow,
I got an audience with the Fleet
Admiral yet after another brutal defeat
in the hands
of superior Terran forces, you understand.

I stood in attention
and expected not to be questioned
but unfortunately
for me
an Elite
Fleet
Scientist seemed to beam
then screamed,
'He is a probably
a Terran agent'!

They administered to me intravenously
a sleeping agent
and consequently
I was stripped of my Military Rank
but punishment, I do deserve to be frank.

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Brutality in an (Alien) Brig where I was called a pig

Post by secretnude » Sun Feb 16, 2014 5:45 am

I woke up in the medical bay
with a bandaged head
and the Cat Aliens did say
they
removed a chip from my head.

I was moved to a brig
where I was labeled a Terran pig
for helping to kill 9 billion Cats
that
were the enemies of Terra
in this era
of open war.

I looked at the one way mirror and saw
some scars
on my paws
that
had healed
and then Aliens told me to kneel.

I knelt
and then I felt
a boot heel
hit
and hit
again my groin as the Aliens saw fit.
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Are we any better than our (Alien) enemies?

Post by secretnude » Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:17 am

Deprived of my neural implants,
I felt helpless
as I was unable to supplant
pain from torture with less
unpleasant
sensations.

I felt sensations
like what my precyborg Terran
ancestors must have felt
and it was terrible.

I distracted myself by melting
away into thoughts of suicide
as final penance for assisting
in the planetary scale genocide
of this Alien Race
we almost erased.

We were once terrified of this Alien Race
since they also almost erased
several other alien races.

I asked myself as great pain, I faced
are we indeed a better race
than the enemy we face?

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