Monday, November 22, 2010

Forget About Towel Service

They watched it on the viewscreen for a while.

"This doesn't mean anything," said Docker. "In a theoretically infinite universe, there's bound to be seeming patterns that crop up. A truly random sequence can manifest apparent runs or sequences as easily as random noise."

They watched the viewscreen a little longer. The object spun gently in space: a perfect replica of the Holiday Inn from downtown Boardman, Ohio, back on Earth. An escaped chocolate mint ricocheted off of the exterior camera.

"What I want to know is how they can justify those prices," said Waslo.

"Supply and demand?" Eretri suggested.


Donna Hole said...

way cool. very nice.

That beginning was awesome.

Scattercat said...

The ending was rocky, but I didn't have any really good zingers for it. This one's all about the opener and the reveal.

Amanda Borenstadt said...

That's cool!

Chadwicked said...

Ohio . . . represent! Now who doesn't want to stay at a Holiday Inn floating in space?