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Time-Piece

Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:42 pm
by Wil
Just one more, for the moment... I’ll hold back for a while now, until others start posting their stories.
If actually interested, though, I’ve just now posted a YouTube vid with three new/different Drabble-like audio 100-words sci-fi stories... which you can listen to, here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOD5a1sYRxg


TIME-PIECE

“Why are this cartoon mouse’s hands both rotating in the same direction?”

“Because it’s a souvenir from a weird planet.” Gilpina’s bony old fingers wrestled the watch back from her grandfather’s chubby little grasp. “The creatures there experience time at a linear rate of one second per second.”

“That’s insane," said the other. “For example... how do they pick the right person to love, without their whole lives together, to look back on first? Still... remember to bring this ‘watch’ back for me, when you discover it, eventually.”

Gilpina promised, as she continued packing for her first trip to Earth.