8FOLD: Darkhorse # 2, "That Cold Wind Calling"

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Sun May 15 18:49:11 PDT 2016

On 2016-05-14 21:33, Tom Russell wrote:

>    "I've got an idea," says Melody. "It's either going to be
> completely awesome or completely terrible."
>    "That's the best kind of idea!" they say in unison.
>    "I'll need you both to step outside of the room, for your own safety."
>    "Even better!"
>    Once they've left the room, Melody positions herself at the end of
> the room directly opposite the pinpoint, just out of reach of the
> tentacles. Then, she runs to the nearest perpendicular wall, runs up
> its side, back along the ceiling, down the other perpendicular wall,
> back along the floor, like Fred Astaire in ROYAL WEDDING, doing a
> thousand circuits a minute, creating a vortex that exerts itself upon
> the tentacled denizens of the nether-region. A shriek comes from the
> portal, and they withdraw from our world in an awful hurry, closing
> the pinpoint behind them.
>    "I'd classify that as completely awesome," says one of the Doctors.

Just another day for Our Heroes!


>    "Excuse me, geniuses?" says Medusa.
>    "That sounds suspiciously like sarcasm," says Derek warily.
>    "What is it, Medusa?" says Melody.
>    "I've just got off the phone with Tina Wazowie. She's agreed to do
> an impromptu concert on Tuesday night, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
> It's the next time the other three factors will appear. You're
> welcome."
>    "Thank you, Medusa," says Melody. "Derek, I'm sorry I..."

Well, that was both sad and sweet.  I'll be looking forward to see how 
well these factors come together.

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

When you *are* the leader... whatever goes wrong... whether you did it
or not... *you* are held responsible. - Barack Obama

I know. - Archie Andrews

- from Archie #617, March 2011, scripted by Alex Simmons.

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