Green text on the health guidelines
green skin on the Kontolian
green laser fire
green exhaust fumes
before the reactor blew
green mood from Captain Wong
green assistant engineer
oxidised wiped up and replaced by
cartoon green particles
up to her knees and rising, a trigger going off in her brain, hand-dragging her back to this shade of reality, putting her face to face with the same purple orb that god knows how many minutes, hours, days earlier had absorbed itself into her and
it wasn’t purple sparkles engulfing her
they were green
Ignorant or non-telepathic, the purple orb flexed some of it mist leftwards and spelt out a list in cloud particles. The heading text: Frequently Asked Questions [that may not be asked].
What is this place?
Who are you?
What are you?
Where’s my friend/lover/sibling/parents/actor/pet/prey?
What’s this green stuff around my legs?
Why is it rising?
Is it sentient?
How did I get here?
Where is here exactly?
Can my species and your species fuck?
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