Milky Way Marmalade
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by Mike DiCerto
Category: Humor/Science Fiction Dream Realm Award Winner, EPIC eBook Award Finalist
Description: What Douglas Adams did for the genre in the 20th Century, Mike DiCerto does for it in the 21st (and then some!) He blends his unlimited absurdist imagination, a cynical political sensibility with a dash of optimistic mystical thrill seeking, with a lump of orange gelatin! The result? A riotous, raunchy ruckus with a rock & roll heart. Milky Way Marmalade is proof that no matter how sick and evil things may become you can always count on a good guitar solo to save the day!
eBook Publisher: Zumaya Publications/Zumaya Publications, 2003 USA
eBookwise Release Date: April 2003
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [528 KB]
Reading time: 321-449 min.
The Moby Dick was cruising at a comfortable clip and Caffrey's feet were up as he played air drums along with Keith Moon. Yin disrupted his bliss.
"Ahhh...folks. What, pray tell, is that?"
A spiraling tube of blue energy was winding its way from a singularity in space and moving toward The Moby Dick at an alarming rate of speed.
"I am afraid we will not be able to outrun it!" Angie cried.
"Some sort of worm hole I suppose," said Caffrey.
"A worm hole of the usual sort requires energy exceeding Planck levels.
The Moby Dick is picking up only a mild static. No more than would be produced by rubbing a foot on a shag carpet," Poe 33 explained.
Caffrey gave Poe 33 a strange glance as he tried to guess where in the endless light years of adventuring the android would have come across shag carpeting.
"What is this if not some sort of black hole?"
"It is a Mylaxic Eel," Poe 33 explained.
"Never heard of it," Yin admitted.
"Me neither. Angie girl. You find anything in your Zoological files on Mylaxic Eels?"
"Just a moment my sweet leather volume. Yes. Found. Mylaxic Eel. An extremely rare member of the genus electrophorus electricus gigantus, found only in comet rich regions of the Plethorian Sector. Its unique digestive system links two distinct points in time and space illustrating in astronomical grandeur the philosophy of never defecating where one resides."
"I could have told you that," Poe 33 mumbled.