Upvote Eight brief scenes from the end of the world

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Early in the morning, a deliriously excited group of research scientists from the SETI Institute gathered to listen to and analyze - incredible - an alien radio wave signal that they had been recieving every ten minutes since three AM. Over sixty years had lapsed since the original radio signals had been beamed into space by hopeful, forward-thinking men, and now they were finally getting a reply. It was a top secret meeting. The group played the transmission several times at the begining of the meeting, first in awe, then with rising disquiet. It was an indescribable, harsh, nasty ten-second blast of noise, and it induced a strange, splintering headache in all of them.

Ten minutes later, a trusted research assistant who was present at the meeting suddenly doubled forward and sprayed vomit across the board table. His nose began to bleed profusely and he stumbled around the room, bellowing profanities. The scientist whom he assisted, a small Japanese woman, rushed over to quiet the man, and was smashed with lethal force in the face by a metal stool. The raving man was subdued, but he continued to thrash and snap his teeth, and was finally chemically sedated.


All the others that had been present for the playback were starting to feel very odd by then, themselves...


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PyaariSammu  on says about chapter 2:
I really like this, but I'm sad the chapters are so short :(

exo-exorcism  on says about chapter 2:
Wow this is so cool~ excellent title :)

byzelo  on says about chapter 2:
I think I can somewhat imagine the first scene but I don't really understand the second one, mind to explain?

Nevertheless, I can't wait to see how the rest of the scenes'll turn out.

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