The NeuroCinemaDrive, powered by the brainwaves of 100 telekinetics, was a great success, until someone put a copy of Big Brother 57 in a case marked Blackadder Season 1.
What should have been a speed of ‘something more interesting’s happening over there’ became ‘anywhere but here’, and now the starship was off the map.
“So where are we?” the Captain asked.
“I don’t know,” the Navigation Officer said. “The whole point of ‘anywhere but here’ being that ‘here’ is very small and ‘anywhere’ is very large.”
“Fine.” The Captain tapped the console. “Computer, display Netflix. We have work to do.”
Neil Murton about 5 years ago
The prompt here was 'neuroconvulsive hyperdrive'. David Brin has done a rather better story using the same prompt, though in fairness he had 250 words to play with, which is practically a novel.
Jim M about 5 years ago
Ha ha, much prefer a drabble to a flabble. Looks shipshape to me, engaging and lighthearted
D.M. about 5 years ago