Actually this whole weekend has been a bit slow. I missed the dreaded Con lurgie only to be struck down with the “just coming up to school holidays cold”. One full week of relief teaching until the break where I must prepare for my transformation to school teacher librarian for a 10 week contract.
So here is some light entertainment plucked from Austral-Asian Speculative Fiction Daily(which you can subscribe to here even if you don’t use twitter) to help you handle Monday:
First an Avengers/Firely intro mashup
and second, Prometheus written as an RPG script:
Prometheus, Viewed As A Roleplaying Game
GM RIDLEY SCOTT: So you’ve all been in cryosleep for two years now, on a mysterious mission to the stars. Your bodies lie in capsules, tended to by -
MICHAEL FASSBENDER: I’M A ROBOT!!!!!
FASSBENDER: I’M A ROBOT OH BOY! I never need to sleep. I’m gonna spend the whole trip watching movies, and running around the ship, and playing X-Box… It’s so cool! Wait! Does the ship have a gym?
SCOTT: …I guess.
FASSBENDER: I’m gonna ride a bike and shoot hoops! Because I’M A ROBOT! How do I do when I shoot? Huh? Tell me how I did. I bet I did awesome!!!!!
SCOTT (rolls some dice): Sure. You get it through the net.
FASSBENDER: I do it again! Look at these stats on my character sheet! They’re through the roof! Being a robot is awesome. I bet you wish YOU guys were all robots…
CHARLIZE THERON (whispering to fellow player STRINGER BELL): Hey, am I a robot? I can never make sense of these character sheets.
SCOTT: Okay, yeah, Fassbender, you make a lot of hoops. Then the ship shudders to a stop and everyone wakes up. Your bodies cry out for nutrients…
STRINGER BELL: I smoke a cigar and set up a Christmas tree.
SCOTT: …what? This is an enclosed spaceship! Where the hell did you get a Christmas tree?
STRINGER BELL: Right on my inventory sheet. I come prepared. You’ll also see I have three freeze-dried Chihuahuas, a can of shark repellent, a case full of silly string, and a tin full of Mexican jumping beans in my left pocket.
SCOTT: Okay. You set up a Christmas tree.
FASSBENDER: I’M A ROBOT!
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