[MV] The Super Wizard From Space #30: To Hell And Hell And Hell And Hell And Hell And Back Again, Part 6

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu Apr 26 19:38:09 PDT 2012

On 4/25/2012 7:29 PM, Wil Alambre wrote:

> The Devil was a bit concerned about the wizard. Not that he believed
> whatever was angrily lurking in the dark would actually pose a threat.
> It was the early onset of insubstansibility. He knew the wizard was a
> fairly shallow individual, lacking little character beyond his powerful
> violence and sideways sense of justice, but he believed he had enough
> substance that it wouldn't manifest so soon. Would the idea of the
> wizard be enough to follow through to Quinto-hell?
> Ron was right. The Devil had expected the Language to turn on them, but
> not so suddenly. And not like this. This was twisted, this was perverse.
> Something was very very wrong!

Oooh, good plot points.

> "You are a surprising difficult concept to subvert," the Language
> hissed, entertained. "Most material beings unravel quickly when I abrade
> their character. Even the fiction of these underverses succumbed to a
> critical vivisectomy of their definitions."

... Now this is a lot like my usual writing.  Is the Secret Living 
Language evolving to fit its hellish environment?  8{D>

> "What fresh triple-hell is this?" the Language demanded, trying to lift
> its legs and step away from the still moving creature. It was as large
> as the car, vaguely canine in shape, with short powerful legs and a
> gigantic, barrel-shaped torso. Its massive broad shoulders branched out
> in nine individual necks, all with a vicious tooth-filled doberman head
> at the end. It was terribly scarred, all of its fur burned away. Its
> legs were bent the wrong way, broken and twisted, but it still used them
> painfully to try to wrap itself around the statue's legs, looking for
> comfort and protection. Its whines were desperate and sad.

I actually re-read that paragraph several times just to enjoy it.  I 
particularly like the wounded hell-creature acting like a beaten puppy.

> The statue growled, the coal eyes brightened fiercely. It lifted at cab
> above its head menacingly and stared at the creature, intent on taking
> its concept and crushing the stone remains.

I suppose if I were Megadusa I'd stare first.  But I'd stomp the wounded 
hell-creature second, if only it would let me move my legs. 8{D>

Well done.  But while you weren't looking, the Powernaut made it to *31* 

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

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