MISC: You Pay The Cabbie

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 06:01:37 PST 2013

On Thu, 7 Nov 2013 05:28:04 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:

>      "Get in, mac," a voice issued from within the shadows of the front seat,
> and a bony finger beckoned.  

Ah, the good old EC Comics style.

>      The cabbie shook his head.  "Naw, they'll all be pretty busy with people
> who need the help more'n you do.  Don't worry, I know where they can take
> care of your problem, we're headed the right way."

We're headed the FRIGHT way okay I'll stop

>      "Er, Charlie.  But how long have you been a cab driver?"
>      "Just in this city, or in general?"
>      "In general, I suppose."
>      "Well, that's hard to say," Charlie tilted his head to one side as he
> took a hard turn.  "Scientists say the universe is what, thirteen billion
> years old?  But life didn't evolve until a few billion years into that, and
> it took a little longer to get past bacteria that're basically immortal."

*SNERK* Okay, that's good.

>      Speranza.  Didn't that mean something like hope?  And what about a
> gateway with "hope" over it?
>      "Oh no..." Thom's wallet fell from his numb fingers, and was neatly
> snatched up by the cabbie before it had dropped even an inch.


>      "Yeah, the fare usually figures it out about now.  Ferries kinda went
> out of style centuries ago.  Can't say I miss 'em," Charon chuckled as Thom's
> legs carried him unwillingly towards the gates of the afterlife....

I enjoyed it. <3

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, a GHOULISHLY good time!

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