A History of the Invid 01The History of the INVIDA History of the Invid 017 years ago in Science Fiction More Like This
-3 million years ago
The earliest known Proto INVID ancestor was bee-like, flying, non migrating, nectovour with ants behavioral traits as well. It is an alien version of our insects, with an exoskelatal chiton and open circulatory system. The hive consists of Workers, breeding drones, immature queens (princesses), and a breeding queen. Communication is by Pheremones and Gesture (tail shaking, information dance etc.. This Proto INVID begins to consume the nectar of the 'Flower of Life' exclusively. The Flower of Life at this time has strong mutagenic and life-giving properties, But will only reach its full potential under the breeding and enriching programs of later INVID.
-1 million years ago
With the Flower of Life to aid their evolution, the INVID evolve quickly (by Planetary Age standards) into Badger sized Cultivators of the Flower of Life. The flyers are half the sized of the large workers with Princesses an
Afterlife Wars: Part 1 The first thing I noticed was the water seeping into my clothes.Afterlife Wars: Part 14 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Stunned, I opened my eyes and looked up at the bridge above. There was a giant rip down the middle, as if there was a sudden earthquake. I was positive it wasn't there before I went onto the bridge. Come to think of it, why was I down in the water in the first place?
My eyes widened as large chunks of debris started falling from the destroyed bridge. I dove down into the water as chunks of rock splashed down all around me. I kicked my legs and swam away from the area, and swam to the surface, gasping for breath.
"Oi! Are you going to float there all day, or swim out of the way and let us pass?"
Kicking my legs, I turned and took a look at the giant boat now headed my way. Perched on the
The Closet - (Minnie x Junior)Disclaimer: I DON'T OWN ANYTHING! I wish =.='''The Closet - (Minnie x Junior)5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
ATTENTION PEOPLE: JuniorxMinnie couple
A/N: Okay, this is my first fic. Yeay for me! Here are the details. Hope you guys like it.
In this fic Junior, Minnie and Mimi are a little bit older, Jr. is 14 and Minnie and Mimi are 13 years old. Junior and Minnie are humans, no walking skeleton boy and no zombie girl. Somehow Minnie is still naughty since her trip to Hell. Why? I don't know, I just thought it would be damn funny! XD She has her demon powers and she's wearing that beautiful green dress she had in Hell. Junior has new clothes! He's wearing black baggy jeans with a silver chain on left side, a pair of black and white sneakers, a black belt with a silver buckle, his black gloves, a black tight t-shirt, on top of that he's wearing a unbutton white shirt with his sleeves tucked up and an undone tie, he also has a silver necklace with a little skull on it. Mimi is on her devil form, has the same clothes and she has a c
Pokemon: Yellow Prose"Oh mighty knight..." The young woman swooned, hand nervously squeezing the skirt of her flowing dress, leaning back on her bed and blushing. The smiling knight slowly approached her, kneeling down by her humbly.Pokemon: Yellow Prose5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"You've fought so hard for our beautiful nation...devoting a lifetime of servitude for our nation's people...and I've been so unable to find a fitting reward for your efforts. But you've come today, asking for my hand in marriage...surely it cannot be enough!"
"I can promise you, m'lady..." The handsome knight took her hand in his, kissing it lovingly, and placing his other hand on top of it. "It is all I need to be happy."
"O-Oh...my knight..." The lovely princess gasped out, tears forming in her eyes, a strong blush building in her cheeks from the kiss.
The young girl was jerked back to reality, suddenly blushing rather furiously, clutching her sketchbook up to her slender chest in the hopes that no one had seen it, and no one could see it now. "Wh-What i
AssemblageAssemblage5 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
Joseph stopped a few steps into the lab, the scuffing of his feet unusual against the normally pristine floor of the room.
"Sean, why is there sand all over the floor?"
His lab partner's head poked out from behind the pile of boxes obscuring a bench top on the other side of the room.
"Hey Joseph, you've got to come see this. It's making things out of sand."
Joseph worked his way around the maze of tables and stools that had been haphazardly dragged out of the way to form a clearing at the center of the lab. As he neared his partner, he could make out piles of what looked like...
"Glass. It's making glass things out of sand, actually. I'm not sure what the pattern is, maybe it's all some kind of history lesson. Some of these appear to be knives, or swords and such. Some might be armor pieces, like this helmet." Sean hoisted a large translucent dome shaped roughly like a helmet, but half again as large as either of them could fill with their own head. "The guy that wore this must have be
Chronicler's Library 2 Chronicler's Library 26 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Spyro glanced up at his former mentor and still close friend, Ignitus, Well? Whos the journal for?
Ignitus turned his gaze to Spyro, What do you mean, who? Its written right there.
all I can see is a blank page, Ignitus.
Ignitus glanced back and forth from the book to Spyro, frowning, So thats what it meant
The book. Before you camethe reason I called to youwhen the book was still blank and I had no knowledge of it The book had words written in it before, and among them was the command that I had to tell this books story. I see now that if anyone else wants to KNOW the story, then I and I alone must tell it. He sighed and shook his head, This may take some time. I am still learning my own position as this ages Chronicler. Stranger things may yet happe
Chronicler's Library 3a Cynder why?Chronicler's Library 3a6 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Cynder growled, If Malefor had something to do with it, then it needs to be destroyed. You dont know his power like I do. He stayed trapped for CENTURIES. He should have passed on but look what he didwhat he NEARLY did. If it hadnt been for Spyro, none of us would be alive right now
Ignitus draped a wing over her, The book took something dear to me when I attacked it. I do not know if the same will happen to you, but I fear the worst. Stay by Spyros side for the rest of the story. It is a book, and while I will agree that it has magical properties, I do not think Malefor kept his presence hidden within its pages. Ignitus walked to the book and carefully picked it back up and set it back down on the pedestal. He turned back to the page hed been reading, sighing with relief when it looke
The Chronicler's LibraryHmm Peculiar. I dont recall this book lying among the others. I wonder what story it has to tell. As he opened the aged book, yellowed pages crackled in protest from the unaccustomed movement. Ignitus merely smiled and lay the book on a pedestal. All he intended to do for the moment was turn the first page and see what dialect the book was written in. Hed come across many untitled books in this massive library, most of which turned out to be diaries of either past Chroniclers, or other dragons that left their books in the Chroniclers care. But this one He turned the page slowly, careful to let the page settle on its own and keep it from tearing. It flared a brilliant white in an instant. Black lettering faded in and out, always able to stay only just long enough for Ignitus to see that a script of some kind was there, but never what theThe Chronicler's Library6 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Panicked Confessions"Cooooommmmee ooonnnn!!!!!"Panicked Confessions3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"B-but I already did it!"
"Well then do it. Again."
The blonde with a ponytail placed her hands on her collarbones.
She then made a triangle with her hands and fingers.
And it changed into a heart.
"KY!AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHH~!!!!" The brunette squealed loudly and huggled the petite blonde. "Oh my gosh that was so cute~!!" Yellow tried to get off her grip but Blue's hold on her was pretty tight.
She then backed off to re-watch her video taping. She squealed once more then decided to set her plan to action. "Hey Yellow~!"
"What is it now?" She was making tea for the both of them. She smiled kindly at Chuchu and looked over her shoulder to see Blue.
Blue saw her smile and felt a bit sad. "We should go out and eat together~!"
The blonde froze slightly, she felt chills run through her spine. "H-Huh!? W-wait Blue, I think you're mistaken! I'm really not interested in that kind of thing, just because I was okay with b
InfiniteHave you ever tried to comprehend infinite? Not of the "Never ending" or "Eternal" variety. I'm referring to a cosmic infinite, space unending. Go on. Try it. Boggles the mind, does it not? Humanity is unable to comprehend the concepts of unending existence. Some have dedicated their life to the study of the universe and have not even scraped the surface. There are things that lurk among the stars, and worse.Infinite3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
I have personally observed millions of solar systems, alien constellations, and even gaps in the very fabric of reality. That Is why I am writing this down for posterity. It may seem to be fiction to you, but believe me... The hunters that hide behind the thin veil of existence eagerly await others such as myself, those that have been exposed to the falsehood of reality.
I was like you once. A mundane human, blissfully ignorant of the truth. Until my eyes were forced open in a very brutal manner.
Even now I can remember with horrifying clarity the cult that tried to orchestrate my
Didn't mean to scare you, oops(Requested by Dekler :3)Didn't mean to scare you, oops3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
She opened her eyes, and saw that the Enderman had backed away slightly, and was now holding out a hand to help her up. The blond stared. What... Why on earth? In utter confusion, she grabbed it's hand and let out a yelp as it hoisted her to her feet with ease and held out the diamond block she'd abandoned when she'd run away. But why? Fleet tilted her head and took the block, looking into the Enderman's eyes. It stared back and seemed to quiver a little, but it could still move. Why? Just... Why?
The answer was because it liked those big bright blue eyes, and the shiny hair. The Enderman wondered whether or not the hair was soft. Fleet didn't understand why it was staring at her hair... Did it want to pet her or someth- Her question was answered as it raised it's hand to her head and ran it through her short hair. It sent a small shock through her, jolting her body. It was indeed soft, and the Enderman could detect a
Iraqi Pilot Returns - StoryBy U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher FrostIraqi Pilot Returns - Story7 years ago in Articles & Interviews More Like This
KIRKUK, Iraq By age 15, his destiny was already set by Saddam Husseins regime he was to become a fighter pilot, a necessity in the bloody war with Iran. He took the controls of a Bravo, a single engine, propeller-driven training aircraft, and performed his first solo flight before most Americans could even drive.
Today, Iraqi Air Force Maj. Abbas, his name changed in this story for security reasons, serves once again in the Iraqi Air Force, but hes no longer asked to fly for the dictator but to fly for his country.
Abbas is an instructor pilot with the Iraqi Flying Training School in Kirkuk, Iraq, where he teaches initial pilot training to future Iraqi pilots. Like many instructor pilots who have returned to the school to teach, he was a fighter pilot under Husseins regime with a great deal of experience and training.
My education was only for flying, said Abbas, while he kept watch over a pitche
Team Gai in one sentence1. It could be a great team, Gai thinks when looking at his new students. Two taijutsu users, both with distinct fighting styles, and a weapon master for backup. If he can only come up with a way to keep them from bickering all the time, they will become undefeatable.Team Gai in one sentence8 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
2. Neji goes home from meeting his new team for the first time with a lump of frustration in his throat at the thought of spending an indefinite amount of years together with those people. He has to make jounin as fast as possible.
3. It's only natural that Tenten starts training with Neji. He's a genius, the others are insane, and she wants to become a real ninja - not a clown.
4. Lee fights for four reasons. For himself, for Gai sensei to be proud of him, to defeat Neji and for Tenten to look at him with that pure admiration she only shows for Neji.
5. The fact that Tenten is a girl complicates things, and in some situations Gai isn't quite sure how to deal with her
A Second ChanceSometimes I wonder if there is more to life than what our elders tell us. I want to know why the trees appear green to me instead of orange. How can a person's heart keep beating without stopping; why do we all have to die someday? These kinds of questions were perfect for the girl I decided to ignore that dreadful day. I figured there was no use. Even if I asked her, she would just shake her head and tell me I should have known the answer. I wish I had spent more time with her and see her happy again during those last days together. I would just have to live with it I guess. It should be no problem; I'm a master at disguising myself as one of the rebels, but inside, inside I will always be a worthless piece of trash .A Second Chance5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
I decided to stop torturing my soul and instead laid my head on my hand as I looked out the window once more. A flock of wild Pidgey caught my attention. I watched them for a long, long time. They seemed so happy, so free. It was hard to believe that many of th
Perchance to DreamPerchance to DreamPerchance to Dream4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Well, here we are again, halfway across the world." Ruel Stroud grumbled as he reached down deep into his Haversac, no doubt counting each and every Kama he had in there by hand. In many ways Amalia found it reassuring, grounding after what had happened.
"True, but unlike last time we faced Nox, instead of being ejected from a tropic paradise, that's where we umm, ended up!" Sadlygrove tripped over his words at the end, just like the Iop that he was. Amalia then caught Eva blushing as she looked away from him, and smirked in turn; it couldn't possibly be easy to be in love with such an Iop-head. She certainly would never make that mistake.
"Amalia!" Yugo's chipper voice called out, drawing all of her attention to the energetic boy who'd played such a vital role in the saving of her kingdom. "Race you to the other end of the Jungle?" With that grin on his face, how wa
Technical Support JokesThings You Don't Want To Hear From Technical SupportTechnical Support Jokes7 years ago in Humor More Like This
* "Do you have a sledgehammer or a brick handy?"
* "That's right, not even McGyver could fix it."
* "So -- what are you wearing?"
* "Duuuuuude! Bummer!"
* "Looks like you're gonna need some new dilithium crystals, Cap'n."
* "Press 1 for Support. Press 2 if you're with 60 Minutes. Press 3 if you're with the FTC."
* "We can fix this, but you're gonna need a butter knife, a roll of duct tape, and a car battery."
* "In layman's terms, we call that the Hindenburg Effect."
* "Hold on a second... Mom! Timmy's hitting me!"
* "Okay, turn to page 523 in your copy of Dianetics."
* "Please hold for Mr. Gates' attorney."
eugenics in bulkBy the time she was twelve they had already decided she would marry a man who could run a five minute mile and speak seven languages. They chose her a husband the same way they had chosen her eyes and her legs and the pale freckles that interrupted her nose - the same way their parents had designed their children and arranged their marriages, strategic.eugenics in bulk8 months ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
Her father called her petite reine. He owned an antique chess board carved from ebony wood and maple. Some days she'd sneak into the library, pry open the old chequered box and pick out one of the queens, and she'd turn it round and round, searching for imperfections. It was a plain, ugly thing, huge and fat in her tiny grasp. She had wondered if he thought of her this way.
She wondered the same now.
Her hands were not her own. A businessman in a white coat had grown them slender and strong, built her carbon fiber bones and nails like arrowheads. Her mother reminded her of this when the
Surgery JokesThings You Really, Really Don't Want To Hear A Sugeon Say During A life-Threatening Surgey:Surgery Jokes7 years ago in Humor More Like This
"Has anyone seen my Rolex?"
"Oops! I mean, did anyone spot my deliberate mistake?"
"Crap! He's flatlining! Nah, only joking."
"The leg bone's connected to the, foot bone."
"Umm... is it supposed to do that?"
"Let's see how long he can live without his heart!"
"Okay. Everything is going well and wait... just let me look at the manuel. I'm new you see."
" I've gotta tell ya. You might not think watching Scrubs repeats would be sufficient training, but it is."
Damn that sunDamn that sun9 years ago in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
You may think the sun is all good, but I beg the differ.
I say damn that sun!
It was a plain, regular morning for me.
Woke up, drank some coffee, a latte.
Read in the newspaper of the disaster in some third world country, the murder in a local club, some terrorist bombing and a few killed nothing much. I was beginning to feel pressed with time, and so I ran out to the car, when the strong sun outside caught me by surprise. I was blinded for a second, when I bumped into the elderly man walking the street.
I couldn't apologize more, when he fell down, probably breaking some ribs on the sidewalk, just outside my home.
Damn that sun.
I would have stayed, to see he is Ok, or even called an ambulance from my cell phone, but I was late for work. It's a silly excuse, but it was the sun fault.
So I was driving with the damn sun in my eyes, cursing that ball of fire to the best of my knowledge, when I came to the junction of streets I had to cross, to get into my office parking. It was the
Surgery Jokes 2More Things Ypu Really, Really, Really Don't Want To Hear During A Life Threatning SurgerySurgery Jokes 27 years ago in Humor More Like This
"Okay Mr Johnson. The operation is going fine and... eww... "*throws up*
"Is this gerbil yours?"
"Quick! Strap him in and strip search him!"
"We're out of anaesthetic, Mrs Jones, so we'll be siphoning gas from a truck in order to knock you out."
"Hiya! I'm Paris Hilton and I'm SO hot and I'll be supervising your doctor, Tinkerbell."
"This isn't so mmuch different from operating on dogs and cats."
"It's Bring Your Kid To Work Day today, so if you don't mind Mr Jackson, Timmy will be helping with your triple lyposution-inverted heart transplant."
"This lyposuction is going well... shit! He's here for a routine checkup."
"Jenkins you idiot! A simple child delivery and you manage to screw it up!"
"I'll be your doctor for your heart transplant and *slip* Haha. Slippery little buggers these hearts."
"Kruger! You're late!"
"Okay, we're going to have to stop your heart surgery temporarily beca
The Only ExceptionThe Only Exception3 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
It was another beautiful day. The sun was shining down brightly upon the floating islands known as Skyloft. Large birds known as Loftwings flew majestically through the clouds, calling to each other and diving beneath the main island, catching their masters in mid-fall as they whistled loudly. The wind from their wing beats tore it's way through the skies.
A blue Loftwing flew swiftly over a large stone statue of a goddess and landed beneath it on the stone platform. A beautiful blonde girl stood on the same platform playing a golden harp and singing with the voice of an angel. She heard the Loftwing call behind her so she turned and smiled.
"Here," She told it, "Take this to Link. He's probably still sleeping so make sure to wake him up!" She held out her hand, containing a letter. The bird eagerly took it and flew off. It soared through the sky for a short time then landed outside Skyloft's Knight Academy. It pecked at a closed window like a woodpecker at a tree looking for food.
Run in with the competitionStella was a traveler and just arrived in this hustle and bustle town. He was confused. Byako? Tournament? What is this? He was planning on just passing through. Maybe it was a mistake getting involved with this strange child. He began to pull back stopping the kid from dragging him any further.Run in with the competition5 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
"Wait a second. What is this Byako?"
Lalit looked at him with her large irridescent eyes and smiled.
"Well, we aren't in the actual tourney, but we will be in a side branch, exhibitions if you will. It's just for fun! I want you to come with me! wait... are you mad?"
Stella tried to glare at the child, the child looking back like a puppy would. He had not consented to this and it irritated him that she assumed he would just go along with any of her agenda without his say so. As he curled a lip to show irritation, he was caught by the child's large expressive eyes. They glimmered with glittering chatoyancy, the colors rolling and flashing from grey to pink, to deep magenta, and even to a wine re
ByakoRound5:NoLongerAFunhouse9BANG! BANG! BANG!ByakoRound5:NoLongerAFunhouse95 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Dory ascended up the long trunk-like vines that consumed the inside of the Fun House arena, evading Muunie's long bladed fingers. Planting one foot after the other on the almost vertical surface, she aimed her gun behind her and pulled the trigger. The bullets met their target, but the damage was short lived and not slowing Muunie down at all. They pierced her skin, but were quickly pushed out and healed only leaving blood stains behind. Flicking her eyes away from Muunie, she let them settle on Ecokerit. She was worried about him since when Muunie was going to cut Setrina asunder, Eco protected her, taking the brunt of her attack.
"What is she?"
Dory lept off the wall as Muunie rushed up after her and remained close behind. Muunie pushed off, reaching for the woman but fell short as Setrina tossed a ball of fire into her gut. BOOM! Dory blasted into a hallow in the ceiling while Muunie fell, landing in a coil of vines, where Ecokerit evoked them to begin their lashin