Thursday, January 17, 2013

Book Excerpt for the Day

    “This,” he displayed between thumb and forefinger a small sphere which glowed, as if lit from within, “is a key.  The key, in fact.  It has lain in a secret place for over 1,000 Earther years.  From the time, in fact, when it was supposed to be used the first time.  But now I am informed by the backers that its moment has come for certain.”

    “What does it do?” Jason asked.

    “In short it ties up a lot of loose ends.”

    “A McGuffin,” Jason suggested.

    (from Armageddon The Musical by Robert Rankin)

    8½*/10.  The complete review is here.

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