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Second Sun #121

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Syllables came out in ones and twos, strangely accented sounds with no tone or emphasis. At first, nobody was sure that what they had heard were indeed words spoken in their own language, but it was mere seconds before the realisation dawned.
"Weeee
haaaavvvvvve
nnnnnnot..."
its sounds were distorted, sounding more like the gurglings of some prisoner whose throat had been cut than any language... but then
"...used
theeeee...
aaaatmossss-
phere
a...round
us... to commmmmun-
icate
for...
almost beyond
memmmmmory.
But memory returns to us."
Its words were flowing more smoothly now: "I communicate with you. You understand air speaking."

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    Neville Hunt 9 months ago

    It’s only words, and words are all I have, to take your threat away. 🎼Lala lalalala lala lalalala 🎼

    Loving this Drew!

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    Drew Martyn 9 months ago

    Haha love it! Thanks Neville :)

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