Thunderheads (Aliens Theme)

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Thunderheads (Aliens Theme)

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“What do you see?”

“Cumulonimbus capillatus. Thunderheads.”

“That’s not what I meant. Be creative. Ducks, castles, that kind of thing.”

“Please explain, sir.”

“You’re supposed to invent things. Their children imagine shapes in the clouds that resemble objects or animals. It’s a game. I’ll demonstrate. See that bulge over there?”

“Yes, sir.”

“It looks like a flying saucer.”

“It is a flying saucer, sir. That’s our ship.”

The commander sighed. “You’re right. I struggle with the local customs too.”

“Sir?”

“Yes?”

“It’s a shame, isn’t it? What we’re about to do?”

“Exterminating them? If it bothers you, pretend they’re ducks.”
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We get to have fun with them first, right sir?
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Of course! On our planet, we always play with our food.
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Masterful.

Also: quack.
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Yes.
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Thanks, guys! When the invasion begins, this will be our battlecry.
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Bumped for Aliens theme!

(Hey Scattercat, it began life as a halfway decent drabble, at least! ;) )
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Great stuff! I had a conversation with a friend about this once. It makes cloudy days epic.
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