I have come to realize that trying to explain Christianity to someone sounds like a really intense sci-fi style acid trip.
“We worship an all-powerful otherworldly non-gendered and non-physical being who is split into three persons and exists outside the laws of common physics. This entity has these other weird-looking creatures which are also non-gendered and non-physical, and they all come from this non-physical plane/dimension of existence that cannot be seen through natural human vision. Also, this all-powerful otherworldly non-gendered and non-physical being flies around on a giant glass-like seat in the middle of a glass-like platform supported by four gyroscope things. Oh, but this being is also technically everywhere at once while being on that seat.
“Also, there was a war in this other dimension and now there are two factions of these non-gendered, non-physical beings that came on Earth and now fight amongst each other without you being able to see them.
“And after my body shuts down, my consciousness will travel to another plane of existence, where I will be with this incredible all-powerful being forever and ever. Eventually, this same all-powerful entity will terraform the Earth into a new planet. After this point, we will live in a giant multicolored floating cube utopia about 1400 miles in length, width and height. And we will live in peace for the rest of eternity.”
It is incredibly strange. It’s not going to stop me from believing in God and Christianity, but hey, it’s certainly interesting.
Alright, so this isn’t the real first part. This is the raw, unedited concept version. But to get the idea, I suggest you still give it a read-through. It’s also my first science fiction piece, so some fantasy may leak in here or there. And it’s only three pages. Let me know what you think!
So… shall we begin?
Continue reading “Short Story Saturday: The Other Side Pt. 1”
So I’ve finally had a good enough short story that I’ve decided to bring Short Story Saturday back. It’s going to be in pieces, but the short story is my first full-fledged science fiction piece. It will deal with alien races, worm holes and the tesseract theory.
(There is one other theory that is played at in this one, but if I told you which theory that is, that would be spoiling this story.)
I’m fairly excited to bring you guys this one. The Other Side: Part One arrives Saturday morning!
I recently was posed with a prompt: starting off a short story, poem, or paragraph with the words, “we are not stabbing anyone”, and working with it. Friends, this is what has come of that story. I did it all in one shot, and so obviously it is not as edited as it could be, but it is something. And good heavens, if there is one story that could be an incredible NaNoWriMo topic, it is this. Take a look at the raw, unedited, short story “We Are Not Stabbing Anyone”.
**WARNING: DRUG USAGE AND VIOLENCE**
Continue reading ““We Are Not Stabbing Anyone”: A Short Story”
This is the newest podcast. It is a lot more off the cuff than last weeks, and so you can expect some more “uh”s and “um”s. Basically, we talk about how nerdiness affected our writing and continues to do so.