Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 7.

Chapter 7. This is a photograph of a species of flatworm called the Planaria flatworm: Except for one amazing trait that it shares with no other living creature, this worm could be dismissed as just another brainless invertebrate.  Its fantastic … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 6

Chapter 6. Across time and space, the king of Earth and his evil prime minister waited patiently.  They knew that Kilgore Trout would be leading an attack against them, against Earth, Trout’s home planet.  All the armies of Earth, all … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 5

Chapter 5. Meanwhile, on Tralfamadore, Kilgore Trout was being hoisted up onto his golden throne by dozens of two-foot-tall Tralfamadorians.  They were well suited for this task, as each one of them was built like plumber’s helpers, each one with … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 4.

Chapter 4. Eliot lifted his head from his chest and stared out at a different world.  He was in a cell, an iron-ringed cage.  He was no longer a feeble old man.  His mind burned in anger.  He felt electric … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 3

Chapter 3. Before the arrival of his Chief Operating Officer, Eliot had begun planning his own birthday party.  He turned eighty-nine on this very day.  As he had every year for decades, Eliot was determined still to host a quiet celebration, … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED RETURN OF ELIOT ROSEWATER, chapter 2.

Chapter 2. Eliot poured his guest a cup of coffee and invited him to sit at a stained and chipped wooden kitchen table.  The man walked across the room and carefully sat down on a stern, straight-backed wooden chair.  The … Continue reading

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