MusingsOfAnIntrgllactcSpceCptnMy favourite stories happen on other planets
where adventurers have left space,
and spend their days and centuries watching the trees and clouds. Using their godly powers to do things like warm up drinks.
Also, ideally there'd be robots, and the odd laser fight. And time travelling.
Gotta make the most of time, after all.
not what's happening.
It's just you and me.
Buying apples. Boozing.
Writing about it.
Those crazy robot IO BrothersA1: "What_is_that_sound?"
A2: "I do not hear any things."
A3: "It's a series of high-pitched ringing blips, isn't it A1?"
A2: "Still not hearing any things."
A3: "I think we'll find it over here, A1."
The brothers clunk across the garden. A1 knocks over a flowerpot. It breaks.
A3: "It'll repair itself, let's continue."
A2: "Where are you all going?"
A3: "I think I found it. It's vibrating."
A3: "Good work."
A2: "Something frightening happened!"
A1 and A3 scrutinise their new find for a few minutes.
A3: "You shouldn't just crack open alien technology A1. What if you don't know the protocol to fix it?"
A1: "Oxigymousphere_technology_is_not_beyond_our_technology. It_will_be_fine."
A3: "The ringing from the thing is getting irritating."
Fast comes running from the house.
Fast: "Guys, put that down! That's a little robin. It's a bird!"
A3: "A what?"
The yellow one The monks were overwhelmed. Not a week ago they discovered that the elusive Chamber of Life rested, buried deep, for millennia, directly underneath their home town. Now they had arrived at it, and indeed had found the very item of their lives' work: the second-most sought after of The Three Gems: The Life Stone of Fiir Shakman. The near-empty chamber shimmered and pulsed with the radiant yellow glow of it.
"We four have done it, my fellows."
It is written that few would ever, ever see any of The Three Gems. They are so sparsely scattered throughout the timeiverse, and hidden with such craft.
"This is a sacred moment. Ours are the first eyes to be graced with the rich light of the Life Stone since it was sealed away by The Ancient Wise Ones."
"Then who's that?"
The grinning shadow of a thief lurked by The Stone at the centre.