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  • RitaMaria
    Denizen of Moo Uria
    • Apr 2005
    • 129


    Firstly, thanks for the kind interesting commentaries about "A House" and "You in the Mirror".
    Now, I post this other text of mine. Oh, I should remind you: my original language is Portugues not English. For this reason, please, forgive me for eventual mistakes.

    Rita Maria Felix da Silva.
    State of Pernambuco.

    By Rita Maria Felix da Silva

    At the Kingdom of the Gods, Mira missed her consort and she went to search him. She found him sat on a rock. Sparks shone around him.

    “Algol, what are you making?” she asked.

    “A constellation. I will populate it with a new race of intelligent humanoids in order of they evolve until be perfect.”

    “Like you tried with the humans?”

    “Yes! And, since I will succeed, even the ancient Gods will praise me”.

    “Serious?” she mocked.

    “This time will work! Not am I worth of a second chance?”

    “You were... When you committed the first of your previous ninety nine failures”.

    Algol spited a divine obscenity. Mira left him alone.

    While she was walking back, Mira remembered her lovers in Earth did not hear hers either... And that planet finished exploding. Men. Always so stubborn.


    Note: The English version of this text is dedicated to Doc, Grey Mouse and Heiron, of the
    Last edited by RitaMaria; 07-05-2006, 08:58 PM.
  • Grey Mouser
    Champion of the Balance
    • Dec 2003
    • 1433

    Some nice humour there Rita-Maria. I like tales like this, which contrast and play on the difference in scale between human and godlike perspectives (best examples for me being some of EREddison's stuff and Mike's Dancers tales).


    • lemec
      Eternal Champion
      • Jul 2005
      • 5317

      very cool, I like the imperfect Gods idea. 99 failures,hehe.

      I hope you keep going at it. :)

      "With a deep, not-unhappy sigh, Elric prepared to do battle with an army." (Red Pearls)
      - Michael Moorcock


      • RitaMaria
        Denizen of Moo Uria
        • Apr 2005
        • 129

        Originally posted by lemec
        very cool, I like the imperfect Gods idea. 99 failures,hehe.

        I hope you keep going at it. :)
        Oh, thankyou, Lemec.
        This story is one of those I wish to make sequels.
        Just wait.