Stories tagged “hole”

  • Isolate (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 127)

    Zowie grabbed some sort of iPad-like device and apparently told it to get us some Cokes, because a few seconds later a brief tone sounded in the back of the room and she got up to get us some. “So what do we do now?” I asked. “Sit and...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • ཁྱེད་ཪང་བདེ་པོ་ཡིན་པས། (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 128)

    In some areas of the world there are reports of people living over a century—in some cases, well over that. You get this stuff from, say, the Caucasus or South America. I’ve seen it explained as people tacking on estimated life-experience or as...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • Mind the Adage (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 129)

    Al often comes across like a robot, but every once in a while he’ll do something that reminds you that he is actually a human being. Like earlier, how I’d mentioned he’d actually offered us his opinion on something. This time he was p...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Not So Routine (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 130)

    Tsering and I passed a lot of time lying on the couches, relating the stories of our lives to each other. Turns out I actually had a few albums he’d produced; they were among the few musical commonalities that Zoe and I had shared. I mention the ...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Outer Indent

    With rapid steps the ornate chamber gave way to a rather mundane hallway, then to a tunnel through rubble, and finally to a dusty outside world. Harlow winced at the light filtering through high clouds and couldn’t help but turn and consider the ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5