SW10: Adventures of Lady Sherlock #1: The Report
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Sun Jan 22 14:50:21 PST 2012
On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 03:26:10 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> The Adventures of Lady Sherlock: The Report!
> Postlude to the Summer of Discontent
Wouldn't that be more of an epilogue?
> "Nope, sorry. He ducked under the bushes. And you wanted us to not
Not *to* flaunt! *flaunts grammar skills*
> "Can we at least keep the meat from the sandwich he left behind?"
> "Yep. Cut the parts he ate. Bread too. Scraps go in the compost.
> Bread in the pancake batter."
That seems a bit extreme, economy-wise. Or is this another effect of the
> ... Yeesh. A flashback. Lady Sherlock remembered being a waitress at
> Denny's, and shuddered. Denny's was all she had for a while. She'd
> finally found a job away from there, to support her son. But here she
> was back in a kitchen. In a camp. As a counselor. And she still had
> to make a report. Incognito work sucked. At least she could get coffee
> before the campers come in. At least there was still coffee here.
Hmmmmmmmmm, I see...
> "It was this old guy named Major Terry! He comes by the campground a
> lot. Last night he talked a lot. Ellipsis was hiding out inside him
> "Yeesh. One more power to put on my Ellipsis list...
Ellipsis-gardening, Ellipsis-mathematics, aluminum foil Ellipsis symbol...
> "Your old Earth actually had a Cyber-Strike force fighting *other*
> aliens four years ago!
> (http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2007/others.htm#cyberstrike )
Cyber-Strike Ellipsis with Battle Damage Raptor Pack! Each sold
> "But on the other hand, the Cyber-Strike depends on The Trillions
> showing obedience to whoever commands their master ship. What if they
> learn disobedience?"
Hugh of Trillions?
> "It's never *easy*. Every *first* superhuman has a nemesis. Ellipsis
> and Mighty Tim were first *together* for you. For both of them, there's
> Anvernacht. Since then, Ellipsis has made pretty much *everyone* hate
> him at one time or another."
Honestly, Ellipsis may be my favorite SW character, beyond the VP.
> "Got it. So I'll put it this way... Mission accomplished. Come on
> back, Agent Morgan."
Gasp! ...I guess?
> I've actually been threatening to stop writing these stories for years -
> at least since 2006.
> (http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2006/me2006.htm#background ) But I
> kept getting more ideas for it... Not any more. I have just one plot
> thread waiting, and it just leads me deeper into the corner I've written
> myself into... Back in 2002, I declared the end of the Superhuman World
> to be 2022. (http://www.eilertech.com/stories/neverwas.htm#theend )
> Since then, I've kept confirming it. So that's a dead end.
Hmmmmm... interesting. Good luck!
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, APOCALYPSE
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