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23. The Lunatic Is On The Grass

The comment by the Lite regarding my “control” capabilities with MY new, army of two, zombie soldiers was not encouraging. I suppose I could give them instructions that would tell them to stop moving  and hide or take cover when I become reflective.  That would really limit our movement as being invisible was a huge advantage in the capture of more zombie army members and evading the local citizenry. For now we have to keep moving….and collecting…but I’ll come up with a plan here shortly.

It was getting darker as we got closer to the main part of the town and I hoped that between the darkness and fewer humans being around we could make some progress on our journey without ME having to switch to the reflective mode. “You will need to rest the humans periodically, ” the Lite wrote. “My suggestion is you rest the army, which is all of two right now, in the dark time and move during the light hours. This way you have more energy for the Lite Ring, should you need to use it, and the humans may be under your control but they also need to see to navigate.” I looked at the words and thought….”Huh, and I thought this was going to be difficult?”

I’m not sure the Lite picked up on MY comment as there was no response on the Lite Papr. There was still some light so I decided to travel for another hour and then rest Bill and Nora during the dark time. “Hey you!” I turned to see who said that and saw a tall, thin human male running towards us. Without much thought I became reflective. He stopped and yelled again, “Wow, they said on TV that you could make yourself invisible…at least that’s what those hunters said you could do.” I thought to the Lite, ” Should I use the Lite Ring to freeze him?” The Lite thought “No, let’s see what he has to say.”

To MY surprise the human walked toward ME and stopped just in front of ME and stretched out his arm trying to find ME. I moved back two steps. The tall, thin male lurched forward and fell  touching MY foot before I pulled it out of his hand.  “Oh man, I almost got you.” He had this interesting expression on his face when he said this and then I realized he wasn’t afraid of ME at all. I decided to make MYSELF visible before I used the Lite Ring to freeze him. As soon as he saw ME he said, ” Hey man. I have been looking for you all day. I want to go with you on this journey thing!”

I thought to the Lite, ” Is this human unusual or different?” The Lite wrote, “I believe on this planet he may be considered a little strange or different but he may be useful.” I thought, “Use him,… I was just about to freeze him.” Just then the thin human yelled, “Hey man that writing thing on your cape  is so cool! The Lite wrote, “Maybe we can use him.” I thought for while, “Okay, you can come with us. What is your name?” He looked at the Lite Papr with this big smile on his face and said. “They call me Stan…Stan the Man.” Some how his response didn’t surprise ME. “Okay, Stan. Meet Bill and Nora. Be quiet and follow us.” The four of us continued on to collect more soldiers.


About the Author

Don Musilli started his journey as entrepreneur and businessman. Surveyed the sky above as a private pilot and lived in the sea below as a scuba diver. Looked at the future through the words of Asimov, Clark, Heinlein, Herbert and Ellison. Learned a new way to write technical blogs and make them readable… and then created LiteWorld to extend his journey.

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