REPOST/LNH: Jong #2 -- 'My Journey to Earth (Or How I Spent My Summer Vacation)'

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Sat Dec 14 12:07:48 PST 2013

On Mon, 9 Dec 2013 23:31:05 +0000 (UTC), Arthur Spitzer wrote:

> The character of Slobbering Grue! was a storage character I had for this 
> game called 'Avatar', which was a DnD type game on Novanet (an education 
> computer network that was connected to the Internet through e-mail and 
> gopher and various other things).

Fascinating. o.o

> Slobbering Grue! was actually a parody of another person's character 
> (called the Shocking Grue!) -- also the Ghost Buster character Slimer 
> probably played a part in what I though the Grue looked like.

It's interesting, because now that you mention it, I keep imagining him
looking like Phil and Kaja Foglio's character Winslow.

> After the gulf war Bush's popularity scared away many
> contenders, but not me.

Interesting. We don't think of Bush the First that way anymore.

> We realized we were free from the evil computer system, so
> we took all our clothes off.  We went from city to city to
> share our knowledge and free others.  Some thought we were
> crazy, so we killed them off.  Finally everyone was free to
> take their clothes off, live in the trees, eat natural food
> with natural bugs in it.  Everyone was happy.  It was....
> like a utopia.
> That was before all humanity choked on banana seeds and the
> cockroaches took over.
> The Moral:  Banana seeds have feelings too.

Really makes you think.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, The Scary Door

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