The Curiously Stunted, Incomprehensibly Disjointed, Perfectly Inadequate Adventures of Nicholas Cornelius Holloway – Episode 74

The woman was slumped over her laptop, unmoving.

“What’s the matter?” asked the curious man.

The thoughtful man replied, “I told her that everything she puts on social media will outlive her.”

“Oh,” said the curious man.

The thoughtful man grinned.

“Except it won’t,” said the curious man.

“Pardon?”

“The book says people are eternal. If that’s true then we’ll go on at least as long as whatever she puts online. Maybe longer.”

The woman considered the curious man.

The curious man smiled.

The thoughtful man considered his laptop.

The Curiously Stunted, Incomprehensibly Disjointed, Perfectly Inadequate Adventures of Nicholas Cornelius Holloway – Episode 73

She popped into his office. “How’s it going?”

“The board wants the revised strategic plan by end of day, but I just can’t make it work. It’s just…” He took a deep breath. “It’s impossible to maintain the element of surprise in a campaign of galactic conquest. I mean come on-”

He jazz-handed: “‘Surprise! Galactic conquest!'”

He rolled his eyes. “People are bound to see it coming. Eventually.”

She considered this for a moment. “You’d be surprised,” she said.