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War and Creepy, Part 5

“What do you have against aliens, Creepy?” Creepy ignored me loftily, which was quite a feat considering that he only had one shoe on, and considering how many Polaroid photographs he had stuffed in his pockets, and the fact that … Continue reading

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Interlude: That moment

Out for a walk recently, I was struck by a series of thoughts. Plus, it occurs to me that I have some crazy weeks coming up in April and should probably conserve my lazy pre-written just-post-it content so I can … Continue reading

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War and Creepy, Part 4

So, essentially, we had a situation where the sidekick with the longest attention-span wins.  Which of us was going to get sick of the I Can’t Make New Memories Game first? I reflected, as Creepy smiled baffledly, that there was … Continue reading

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Journey to the Centre of the Couch, Part 16

If anything was going to explode at this point, I decided, it might as well be me. “You came all this way and got this deep into this mess, and your plan was to see what we would do?” “I … Continue reading

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Journey to the Centre of the Couch, Part 15

“So dropping this thing into our couch did something to it,” I said. “Something to keep it from going off, or even from giving off much in the way of readings, until just recently.” “Exactly.” “So now let’s backtrack to … Continue reading

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Journey to the Centre of the Couch, Part 14

Leave it to Creepy to not only attack somebody and steal their stuff, but to do it in such a disastrously ill-advised way that the entire solar system ends up at risk of destruction. “Was this like the guy with … Continue reading

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Journey to the Centre of the Couch, Part 13

The atmosphere, if such you could call it, thickened as I tumbled into the weird space around the non-event horizon. And “weird space”, I’ll have you know, is an established scientific term for that sort of environment. Having diced with … Continue reading

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Journey to the Centre of the Couch, Part 12

“So,” I said, fighting down the increasingly-insistent feeling that I was in way more trouble than I’d initially assumed, “it’s a bomb. An alien bomb.” “Correct,” Agent Wesson replied. “And it’s going to go critical and destroy the world.” “Yes.” … Continue reading

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Murder most foul, Part 10

It started with my peripheral vision. This, as I’ve mentioned previously, has been finely honed from years of dealing with Creepy when there were more important things to watch. I was able to remain focussed on whatever I was looking … Continue reading

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