The Neurophages IV

Avatar Author: Ridcully Calvert software by day, fiction by night. Mostly reading, but I do occasionally have the creational urge. Those will mostly end up here. I am also the Supreme Vice Arbiter of the League of Awesomeness Read Bio

Miles and Lou approached the boiler room. Miles at a dead run, with Lou loping along easily beside him. She had exchanged her welding apron for a cloth one that read “Kiss the cook”, but he still did not seem to get the message.

Crunching their way into the room, they beheld a heap of twisted metal and crystal fragments where Miles had seen the creature. “But… it was… just here” panted Miles. Lou crouched down and examined the pile of wreckage. “That is very impressive” she announced, “whatever smashed its way out of here was powerful enough to pulverise solid diamond.”

“Yes, yes” Miles murmered, staring at her curvaciousness. “Miles!” she snapped, turning, “are you listening to me?”

“Yes Lou, diamond, that’s amazing!” he enthused. “We are going to have to report this to the captain” Lou said. Miles frowned “But, I’ll get into trouble…”

“Miles, we have to report it!”

“That won’t be necessary” trilled an angelic voice from above, as the vision in blue floated down between them from the ceiling.

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  1. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    oooo, goosebumps. thanks.

  2. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    and “kiss the cook” is hilarious!!

  3. Avatar cthulhuburger

    I’m glad you decided to join in. I think Ficly is all about collaborating, and I’m glad PyroPunk51 didn’t have to write the whole thing alone.

  4. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    and here lies the truth, it WAS a real angel. :) I knew it was, it was left blank however, so thanks for filling me in :) Oh and I love that she’s blue..

  5. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Nice ending, and I have to give you bonus points for the Lou Diamond reference. If only there had been some need for a Philip’s head screwdriver at that moment. And I’m going to science nitpick and point out that it’s actually not very hard to pulverize diamond. Any 12 year old idiot with a hammer can do it. It’s scratching them that’s so hard to do. Don’t worry; Marvel Comics made the same mistake with a super villain.

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