In many ways Susan Sarandon was more than just the lub interest from Bull Durham and the ex-wife of Tim Robbins, she was also the mind interest of sub space aliens who conducted experiments with/in/outside of time.
It had started, the Sarandon interest, when a stray signal from Earth swerved and poked itself into sub space by mistake…and ended up on one of the screens inside an alien base only eight sub-parsecs from the Sol System [not that distance really mattered].
Alien: What’s this?
Alien 2: White Palace.
Alien: Well…I don’t like white, and I don’t really like palaces…wait, who’s that?
Alien 2: The one with the stick?
Alien 2: The one with the hills?
Alien: Yes, who is she?
Alien 2: Susan Sarandon.
Alien 2: I know.
RULE 17 of Chrono-strip-experimentation:
Always seek permission from a representative of the subject’s world, even if that representative seems to be out of their depth.
If refused, ask another.
The sub space aliens ordered the face cream, pulled out the temporal hacksaws and grew four tongues [two as back-up].
The face cream would take a few weeks to arrive, so they passed the time by watching the 14th century.
Black Death = efficient culling of general population, mostly peasants
Red Death = efficient culling of Italian nobles who worshipped something called Satan. Continue reading