Light-Years Ahead of His Time

Author: Joseph Devon
Published: 2007
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,477 / 11 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,831
Added to site: 2009.01.25
mnybks.net#: 23239
License: by-nc-sa
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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

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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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