[MV] The Super Wizard From Space #6

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Tue Apr 26 19:49:47 PDT 2011

Wil Alambre wrote:

>  From a hidden orbit on the exact opposite side of the planet, a
> spy peered over the horizon and observed it's target depart.
> Moving deeper into the relative safety of the world's umbra, the
> operative began a complicated eight-figure dance, transmitting to
> it's fellow drones that their prey was on the way.

I keep forgetting to point out the difference between "it is" and "what it has". 
  The difference between "it's" and "its", that is.  Example:

I liked the way space screamed when the Super Wizard from Space had his way with 
its aperture.  It's so very much like him.

> .........................................
> It's an octopus from space that's a cowboy. Come on, that's
> hilarious!

And he's not just a cephalopod, he's Cephalo Pete!

> For those paying attention, this is my entry for the nineteenth
> high-concept challenge, except it's not really an entry as I can't
> submit an entry for a challenge I initiated. I guess it's a demo?

And it told the secret of the Silver Skull Machine, so it met your challenge.

Still just waiting for more.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Only their myths concerned peace and contentment, and that in such a
coercive, sullen package it was obvious that the Earth humans resented
the very idea.

- from "Passing" by Elaine Radford, Aboriginal SF, May/June 1987.

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