Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Through all the chaos and panic I couldn't make out the nature of the threat against New York City, but I knew it was serious. I tried to telepathically contact my students at the school but everything was silent. I looked around the mall parking lot for a way to get into the city and I found it. A converted Ford Econoline parked in a handicap spot.

"But Professor, we can't just take a handicapped persons car," Cyclops whined.

"Now Scott, how many times do I have to give you the means/ends/justification lecture? Besides, the van's owner's handicap is probably just partial deafness in one ear. It's horrible what people get away with these days."

"But then why does he have a retractable wheelchair ramp installed?" Scott asked, peering in the window.

"Just being precautious, I'd imagine. Now stop asking so many questions and get that door open."

With a shrug, Scott fired a thin, short optic burst at the lock of the door and opened it. Once I was onboard, he required the ignition and we headed into the city.

We made excellent time as there was literally no other cars going to the city. There was quite a long backlog leaving though. The columns of smoke got thicker as we approached Manhattan. The minds of the people running and screaming on the street were actually harder to read, so paralyzed with fear were they.

When we finally rounded the corner into Times Square, we learned why.




9 Comments:

Blogger Trunks said...

Galactus is back on Earth? That sucks.

12:43 AM  
Blogger Jon the Intergalactic Gladiator said...

Didn't he promise not to eat Earth after Reed Richards beat him in a game of Twister or something?

8:53 AM  
Blogger Vampirella said...

poor handicap person in a wheel chair

12:32 PM  
Blogger Jean-Luc Picard said...

Is he spreading the Christmas message in Times Square?

3:25 PM  
Blogger SHI said...

invite image



Oike Gallery is having a Xmas Auction....
Invites have been sent and some stole... (were you the one that stole one?)
Let us know... please send POV of the Auction by friday

Send RSVP (POV) by Firday

see other facts on HU blog

4:14 PM  
Blogger Magdalena said...

not glactus not on xmas

5:07 PM  
Blogger TX said...

looks like Magneto is missing all the fun

5:11 PM  
Blogger Hot Stuff the little devil said...

WOW now that is a xmas disater

5:12 PM  
Blogger Vegeta said...

Isn't magneto still in the Vault?

8:10 PM  

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