SW10: September 2010 #1: The Sinking, Part 2

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Wed Oct 27 11:42:45 PDT 2010

On Oct 26, 12:46 pm, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 23:48:07 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> > Before Nell, there was a young woman named Kristi. She made me swear
> > never to call her the Whale Girl. I myself brought her back from the
> > future. Her future was the end of the world by a plague of cold.
> ...as in temperature, or as in the common cold?

Temperature.  Maybe I should say "coldness".

> > Since our Earth's orbit changed, much of U.S. national security has
> > depended on a calm population. This was initially delivered by the
> > "Emperor Ted" with alien armor. But the effects of this armor have
> > been wearing off since February of this year.
> Wait what?

Oh, didn't you get the side note I buried inside one of my seven
stories from before March this year?  8{D>

> > If Ellipsis really was propping up the national security, it must have
> > been reluctantly. He used to sponsor independence movements in
> > Greenland, Keewatin, the Aleutian Islands, and everywhere else he
> > could get away with. In Patagonia this backfired.
> Hmmmmmm.  Blackmail or just desperate times?

Desperate times (if you're asking how Ellipsis signed on the Vice-
Presidential team).

> > "Terror" and "Resistance" are both wrong words. But we've now seen the
> > new stupidity in the face of extinction. If this goes on, we all will
> > sink.
> > ... Shit. Shit indeed.
> Strong ending.


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