ASH/HCC: CSS #33 - Un Chien Androide
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Tue Sep 17 00:09:42 PDT 2013
On Sat, 14 Sep 2013 03:48:40 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:
> [Once Upon A Time]
Haven't seen that caption before. o.o
> "Let the eye of the gods be opened," Luis whispered, then drew the
> impossibly sharp blade across the surface of Simone's own eye.
> Residents of Perth liked to think they were cosmopolitan, but they
> weren't exactly prepared for the sight of a gangly young man pedaling a
> bicycle down the street while wearing a nun's habit and carrying a strange
> and faintly glowing box on a strap around his neck.
Cosmo tip #1: Roleplay on the streets of a major Australian city can spice
up your sex life!
> A car seemed to float lazily through the air, hurled by the monster.
> LU-62 spun around in the air as well, clipped by the thrown auto and
> desperately trying to stabilize.
> Sherman realized that the car was going to strike the woman in the
DANGER in the DADA!
> "No, but like any attempt to break down the barriers between present and
> past, it, well...broke down the barriers between present and past," LU-62
> cocked his head in a way that would be adorable if he wasn't discussing the
> potential end of existence. "Specifically, we think that a summoning ritual
> that would have failed several years ago was altered so that it succeeded.
> Monsters of increasing size and ferocity are emerging from a sort of throat
> at the bottom of the Indian Ocean and finding their way to land all around
> the Indian rim."
> Sherman burst into the room, now dressed in a slightly threadbare
> business suit with overly wide lapels. "I heard a woman scream, is
> everything all right?" he asked, casting his eyes about and seeing the man
> he'd come to find. The fact he and Louie had arrived as the man was
> apparently assaulting a woman just gave an excuse to subdue him without
> revealing their true mission.
> Nervously clutching the time machine concealed in its small striped box,
> Sherman nodded. "Well, if everything is, ah, okay in here, then...."
> Suddenly, the book had been replaced by a pair of pistols. Sherman had
> no idea if it had been true spellcraft or merely a clever bit of stage magic,
> but either way it was an escalation.
> "Yes. It is. Now go!" the man gestured with the revolvers.
Hm. I want to know more about these people's situation.
> A few minutes later, Louie and Sherman walked down the stony beach
> outside the hotel.
> "So?" Louie asked.
> Sherman consulted some readouts on the back of the striped box. "Breach
> is sealing. Getting close to him and flexing your probability capacitors did
> the trick."
> "Excellent, Sherman. Now to return to our home time, hopefully without
> any further damage to the fabric of reality...."
Hmmmmm. A bit anticlimactic.
> [In Spring]
> LU-62 turned his head, the only part not buried in sand, to face a
> similarly buried Sherman. "Well, Sherman, it would seem that your time
> machine needs some work yet."
> http://vimeo.com/18540575 is a copy of a 1960 restoration of Un Chien
> Andalou. I didn't try to follow it note for note, though, any more than I
> followed Pacific Rim. There's not much plot yet available for Mr. Peabody
> and Sherman, but the core of it appears to be, "they break reality, oops" and
> that was good enough to run with. ;)
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, nice strangeness.
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