And then Dinka awoke. She always had nightmares
after watching Alice in Wonderland
, but this was the first one featuring Johann. She hadn't thought about him in years, not since her time with the hooloovoo
s. But she had been young and naive, that was all behind her now. She wandered into the cargo area
to see if any of the crew were up for a game of russian twister
The cargo hull was dark. Still tired, Dinka shook the sleep from her eyes, and happened to catch the presense of someone else in the room. Or something. Whatever it was, it was cowering in a corner of the cargo hull drinking an Neon Orange Julius. For a while, it didn't move. And then suddenly, it continued not to move. Glancing around, Dinka saw a light switch, directly beneath a sign that appeared to say "Cargo Area Lights", although it in fact said nothing of the sort. As she was making her way to the switch, the thing in the corner called out to her. Much to her surprise, it spoke her native language of ½, and it was politely asking her for...