Tuesday, July 20, 2004
Dark and Stormy Night
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest results have been released. Here's my personal favorite:
Galileo Galilei gazed expectantly through his newly invented telescope and then recoiled in sudden horror -- his prized thoroughbred's severed neck, threateningly discarded in a murky mass of interstellar dust (known to future generations as the Horsehead Nebula), left little doubt about where the Godfather and his Vatican musclemen stood on the recent geocentric/heliocentric debate.