Made from real Eskimos?!
A KLONDIKE, chocolate one, through and through. The women prefer that. And a (diet)coke.
Linnl. Were you being subtle or did you accidentally mention "The Women"? That's the correct answer!
Aye, but the wee beasties cannae run so fast in the snow.
originally posted by tinkerbell
Um, not so subtle. Good story choice.
Well, here is the next line:
"And in an easy chair across the room would sit a Salt White Oblong seated with a copy of Nietzche open, reading, smoking a pipe."
The story is known by two different titles, so feel free to post either or both if you know them. My first reading of it was in a book edited by Damon Knight purchased at a library book sale.
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If I remember correctly, Tomorrow's Child is wont to shout something like "Wheely!".
Wheely!!! By Euclid, Braling II, you got it! Your turn.
The fears and anxieties of parenthood are surely "other dimensional", nevertheless, Peter and Polly Horn commit to bringing the human dimension to their child, Py.
"The Shape of Things" is the originally published title of "Tomorrow's Child", and the so named title of Damon Knight's anthology. In the intro to the story, Mr. Knight wrote, "I well remember my own popeyed admiration when I read [Bradbury's] story about a woman who gave birth to a small blue pyramid; this is exactly the sort of thing that might occur to any imaginative writer in a manic or drunken moment; but Bradbury wrote it and sold it."This message has been edited. Last edited by: Linnl,
OK, here goes...
He relaxed. He felt his body become wonderfully cool and then wonderfully warm. He knew he was dropping down a long slide of stars into a darkness as delightful as wine.
There's more, of course, but isn't this just great writing?!
Wonderful! Mr Braling, I passed through Santa Cruz yesterday.
Let me know next time!
Oh, I would have loved to have met you, but I didn't know myself until that morning, and there was no way to reach you on short notice.
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