Written by Silver
It’s Tamagotchi Time: Playing as God.
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The computer cursor stood blinking at the end of the ‘o’. It repeated its customary welcome on a new line; indented and double-spaced.
I was stunned, but brimming with excitement. Sweat had started to trickle down my neck and made its way to the crack of my backside.
Oh dear. Now it was questioning my existence and if I didn’t respond in the next few minutes, maybe it would lose contact with me completely.
Oh shit, two question marks. I needed to make contact, but I was nervous. Okay, breathe deeply and type.
What if I had responded only for it not to respond back? Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. This was not what I had signed up for. And then,
well, I saw what I needed.
Ah, you are there. How are you, Nick?
I couldn’t believe it – I was talking to him from the other side. It felt like a bloody miracle. Continue reading →
Look it’s a bird, no, it’s a plane, but no wait – it’s a flying hamster!
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Written By Sparky
“Get your filthy paws off me you mongrel freak!”
Life had always treated Ulysses unfairly, not only had he been inflicted with a rather unfortunate parentage, everyone around him had constantly poked fun at him all his short life. See, there was something different about Ulysses. Something that he couldn’t hide no matter how much he wanted to.
Ulysses had wings. Yes that’s right, a hamster with wings. Impossible I hear you cry and well you may think so. However, the evidence is clearly there, either side of Ulysses’ small rodent body were two wings, covered in the same tan fur that kept him warm. This had been as big a setback as anyone could imagine, no-one would have anything to do with him. Even his own mother abandoned him soon after birth. He was a very lonely hamster to put it bluntly.
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