Sunday, November 30, 2008

Drabble: Brilliance


“I wouldn’t touch that if I were you.”

“Why, what does it do?”

“We’re not sure yet.”

“What do you mean? Why don’t you just ask Fitzgerald?”

“The doctor doesn’t know, himself. He invents in a kind of a trance, and he doesn’t always know what he’s making.”

“That’s a little hard to believe.”

“Well, here it is, believe it or not.”

“But how does that work?”

“Nobody’s sure, but I have a theory.”


“I think his last invention will be – is, maybe – some way to send these ideas back in time to himself.”

“But, the implications–”

“I know.”

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