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A Super Villain Speaks

A Super Villain Speaks

I am a person of extraordinary abilities, and I have always known this. No ordinary mind could have seen, even as a child, through the delusionally sentimental fog of optimism, romance, love of family, devotion to ‘god’, self-help, artistic ideals and...
Literary Lion Sinks to Unspeakable Depths!

Literary Lion Sinks to Unspeakable Depths!

“Basel Vasselschnauzer, literary critic extraordinaire, had become a floor sitter!” Now, we don’t usually share quotes from The Chronicles of Halycon Sage, but someone recently inquired how Basel Vasselschnauzer, surely the most dignified man on the...
Alien Time Travel Scandal Spins Out of Control!

Alien Time Travel Scandal Spins Out of Control!

As a young alien Squid remarked recently, there’s always more to say about any topic. Anything at all can be explored into infinite depth. Everything is a hologram, containing copies and images of itself down to and beyond the microscopic level so that, with the...
Two Worlds Meet: Hand Shakes Tentacle

Two Worlds Meet: Hand Shakes Tentacle

SQUID: You ask what was I thinking during that historic first meeting? Well, it could have been historic, but for the conduct of the Eartheans later that same minor-sun-cycle. As it turned out, it’s a wonder we even . . . but I have been instructed not to say...
Sometimes It Takes a Child . . .

Sometimes It Takes a Child . . .

” ‘You, kid!’ she called out an open window. ‘Get everybody to the Dirty Dog in thirty minutes. Step on it!’ ‘Step on what?’ asked Nuri. He was brilliant, though very young, and did not have a particularly literal mind, but...