The Glass Conduit

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The Glass Conduit

Post by CLP » Wed Feb 03, 2010 6:56 pm

The Glass Conduit
by C. L. Perria

We thought it was a meteor shower. Six massive fireballs bombarded the Sahara. We thought it was lucky they didn’t destroy a populated area. Turns out, it was a damn good shot. We will never know where they originated. Six amorphous robots, ceaselessly heating sand into glass blocks, constructed a huge monolith. An invisible barrier thwarted all attempts to stop them. The end tapered to a point that focused a continuous beam of energy into the void of space, to some unknown destination. Plants withered and died followed by animals. Even now, as I send this warning, I feel weaker…
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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:41 am

I like this one.

So, did you receive the copy of Drabbler #15 and your complimentary Georget Washington bookmark, yet?

Guess I need to out and buy a frame.
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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by Mr. Tweedy » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:09 am

"It is folly," the candidate said, "to rely on life-force imported from hostile galaxies when we are not tapping the reserves in our own back yard."
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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by munsi » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:22 am

i like this on as well! very impressive effort :)

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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:43 am

Mr. Tweedy wrote:"It is folly," the candidate said, "to rely on life-force imported from hostile galaxies when we are not tapping the reserves in our own back yard."
It's good to have you back, Tweedy... :)
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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by CLP » Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:32 pm

ROU Killing Time wrote:So, did you receive the copy of Drabbler #15 and your complimentary Georget Washington bookmark, yet?

Guess I need to out and buy a frame.
Yeah, i finally got it. its pretty exciting to see your name in the table of contents. I need to get a frame too.
Also, i just found out they accepted one of my drabbles for the Drabbler 16. that was mind blowing.
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Re: The Glass Conduit

Post by ROU Killing Time » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:30 pm

Congrats! :thumbs:
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