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~ Actually, the lizard-look is not that bad ~ by Nadya Johnson
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The horrifying truth was sinking in. You could visit other worlds… but only for a limited amount of time!

He felt he should have known this. The building blocks of matter after all, were not of solid stuff at all, but rather sub-etheric strings resonating on specific wave-lengths. Earth and all its life-forms were attuned to what they called the Schumann Resonance: 78.3 Hz. It was the “The Heartbeat of the Planet.” It controlled everything from brain activity to DNA. It was not something you could toss aside, the way you would a coat! The frequency did not surround you. You were not just listening to the music, you were made of it! But every other planet in the Cosmos had its own unique and different resonance. And now, this place was altering their very nature: absorbing them into its bio-matrix much the way a healthy body would assimilate a foreign virus or barring that, eradicate it. Had they left in time.. had they spent a month or maybe two… had they journeyed homeward prior to the onset of the transmutation…. ! Too late now! The planet had them in its thrall.

“Have another drink and put the gun down, Jake,” she said. “Reptilian is cool. And hey. At least we finally know what happened to the colonists from Expedition One!”

We may find that colonizing other planets isn’t quite as simple or straight-forward as we ’d like to think!


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  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnsonover 1 year ago

    Poor Bob. He’s not adopting quite as well as Lorilee… See description for the story (or you’ll never know). LOL!

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...over 1 year ago

    Oooooooh . . . very Twilight zone . . . never thought of that possibility . . . fabulous imagination there, Nadya . . . love the image! Great fun!

  • Twilight Zone! I didn’t think of that… There will be those who think this was inspired by the recent episode of Dr. Who (The Crimson Horror). As you know the Doctor has a lovely lizard-friend in Madame Vastra! However… nope… really wasn’t thinking of Silurians. This idea’s from a novel I’ve been working on “Forever,” and in fact Reptilians are not involved at all. I’ll confess ~ they were just much easier to use! LOL ! So glad you liked it, thanks!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanover 1 year ago

    Well, I’d have to think twice before agreeing to the reptilian look – guess that means I’m with Bob!

  • Thank you, Monnie! Me too… although I guess her attitude is better in the long run, given there is not much choice. You know what they say ~ if you end up with lemons, make lemonade! (Or maybe toss them in a vodka fizz!) ha ha

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonover 1 year ago

    I think we should put a hold on exploring the String Theory, Nadya. Don’t you? Is your commentary a snipit from a beginning novel? :-)

  • Well, knock me over with a feather! Didn’t realize there was a ban on string theory! LOL (Must have been wandering around the Mirror Universe. Again!) No, not a snipet. Just playing with ideas, here. I do have something similar in progress but in the end, it’s not too much the same as no one morphs into a lizard! This series represents the LIGHTER side of Sci-Fi ~ whether I will ever post the other, still remains a question mark. You do realize, when they made me choose between the red pill and the blue pill, I took the pink one with polka-dots!) :-))

    – Nadya Johnson

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 1 year ago

    05-07-13 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • I am so pleased, Kira! Thank you for the feature!!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 1 year ago

    Wonderful, Nadya! The first thing I thought was, "This looks just like a ‘Man Cave’! Great piece!

  • Thank you, Karen! Truth is, the “original” text was going to mention that they “felt safe only in the caves,” but as usual that changed before the artwork was complete… and I guess they weren’t so safe there anyway! :-o It’ all very odd: I envision what I think I’ll do but then it gets away from me and takes it own direction, every time! I think that’s especially true with this crazy format, on the writing side. Not much space, and half the time no one’s going to make the extra click. Have to catch the general meaning in the title, then be very quick about the rest. I suppose it’s a good exercise in Brevity (and I do need practice, there!) LOL I appreciate your comment!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanover 1 year ago

    congratulations

  • I am just thrilled to have this featured in your group! Thank you, Danica!

    – Nadya Johnson

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshover 1 year ago

    View GALLERY Here

  • TeaseTees
    TeaseTees10 months ago

    Great read and wonderful image… has all the components of a good TEASE… so it’s right up my alley!
    ;-)))

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