Light-Years Ahead of His Time

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Author: Joseph Devon
Published: 2007
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,477 / 11 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,918
Added to site: 2009.01.25
mnybks.net#: 23239
License: by-nc-sa

This story was published out of sequence because I got somewhat derailed during the Holidays by family and then I got sick and blah blah blah. At some point leading up to this story I decided that I wanted to write something about "worm-holes and morons." This is the result of that wish.

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le!" he forced seriousness into his voice and attempted to sound commanding, holding his arms up for a second before whirling around and whispering frantically to the computer. "What the hell is this?!"

The computer only responded with three more bursts of sparks and a lot of crackling.

He spun back around quickly to avoid seeming confused. "But," he yelled, his voice wavering and lilting as he tried to read the words out loud in a natural rhythm, "soft. What light through…yonder window breaks?" For no reason he held his arms out away from his body in an attempt at a "Ta-da!" motion.

"Code monkey like Fritos," he read quickly, hoping to move on to a line that made sense to him. The grizzly human figures were beginning to grow agitated, moving around, hooting and gnarling with every moment of silence.

Charles caught sight of a phrase he understood and raising his arms over his head he managed to regain some degree of solemn aura. "My god," he intoned, nodding his head slightly

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2012.10.04
Sardo Weems
***..

The writing is okay, the ideas aren't new, and both the main characters are a little whiny.

2009.12.29
CKL
*****

I loved it!!! Very human, very amusing.


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