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Re: Which rocket would you take to Mars?

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 02, 2020 at 08:46 UTC ( #11120229=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Which rocket would you take to Mars?

The rockets set the bony meadows afire, turned rock to lava, turned wood to charcoal, transmitted water to steam, made sand and silica into green glass which lay like shattered mirrors reflecting the invasion, all about. The rockets came like drums, beating in the night. The rockets came like locusts, swarming and settling in blooms of rosy smoke. And from the rockets ran men with hammers in their hands to beat the strange world into a shape that was familiar to the eye, to bludgeon away all the strangeness, their mouths fringed with nails so they resembled steel-toothed carnivores, spitting them into their swift hands as they hammered up frame cottages and scuttled over roofs with shingles to blot out the eerie stars, and fit green shades to pull against the night...

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Re^2: Which rocket would you take to Mars?
by LanX (Cardinal) on Aug 02, 2020 at 14:30 UTC

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