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.

4 comments:

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...

LOL
That's cool!

Chadwicked said...

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