(3) Thu Jun 30 2005 13:02 PST Gravlax:
EXT. ILLINOIS COUNTRYSIDE - AFTERNOON
I just got off the phone with Washington. The
Gravlax is headed towards Chicago. You'd better
pray this device of yours works, doctor.
I can't shake the feeling we're making a huge
mistake. We haven't been able to establish
communication with the Gravlax yet. For all
we know its intentions are peaceful.
By golly, I won't see the Earth destroyed
just to test out your pet theories! Sergeant,
activate the atom ray!
Sir, yes sir!
There is a huge EXPLOSION (STOCK).
EXT. ILLINOIS COUNTRYSIDE - CONTINUING
The area is covered with a fine paste of GRAVLAX.
(scraping GRAVLAX off his hat
with one finger)
What _is_ this stuff?
(tasting GRAVLAX from his
It's cured salmon, General. Perfectly harmless.
(wiping GRAVLAX off his suit)
As I suspected, the Gravlax came to this planet
to lend its salty taste to little sandwiches
and other light appetizers. But we were not
ready for it. In our arrogance and blindness we
assumed that because it had a name like
"Gravlax" it had to be some sort of hideous
B-movie monster. Perhaps one day mankind will
Enter PETE, frantic.
Doctor, General. I just heard from the lab
in Peoria. That signal the Gravlax sent from
its ship -- it was aimed directly at its
original point of origin.
That could only mean...
More of them are on the way.
CLOSE ON MCBOMBEM
We'll be ready for them.
Brilliant; my nagging memory was catching up at just the right speed.
Posted by Leonard at Thu Jun 30 2005 18:07
Thanks. If I did a clip-art-based web comic, those two would probably be the main characters.
Posted by Decklin Foster at Fri Jul 01 2005 01:24
(01:19:22) Decklin: http://www.crummy.com/2005/06/30/1
(01:21:29) Kelly: what the fuck was that?