The Meandering Mayhem of Thogron Throatbiter (an irreverent science fiction short story from Greyhart Press)By: Tim C. Taylor
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"'Say farewell to your siblings, Oberoid scum!' roared Thogron Throatbiter as he leapt from his rocky perch. Somewhere in the background he heard the stage manager inhale sharply..." Imagine unstoppable barbarian armies that discover spaceflight. After they have conquered every inhabited planet in their system, what then? They take their pantheon of violence, pillage, and destruction to the stars, of course. But one day, their meandering mayhem must reach its inevitable conclusion. Take the foreign policy approach of Conan the Barbarian, mix with the insanity of Warhammer 40k, and add a dash of Brian Blessed on one of his louder days; now you have an idea of what lies in store for you in the Meandering Mayhem of Thogron Throatbiter. This Greyhart Press e-book is a short story, a perfect length to enjoy on your lunch break, or to complement a drink in your favorite coffee house.
|Title of eBook: The Meandering Mayhem of Thogron Throatbiter (an irreverent science fiction short story from Greyhart Press)|
|Release Date: 04-01-2011|
|Publisher: (Indie Author)|
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The Meandering Mayhem of Thogron Throatbiter (an irreverent science fiction short story from Greyhart Press)
His opponent turned to face him and raised his sword to a guard position, but couldn't help glancing behind to search in vain for an escape route.
A sequence of muscle bulges erupted up the bare jade skin of Thogron's back and shoulders, as he raised his great axe high in the air. He feinted again and again, drawing out the excitement of this climax to the fight.
The Oberoid had backed up to the rear wall of the smoky wooden hall. Nowhere left to go, he cowered behind his sword.
Thogron fed on the cheers from the guests at the Final Victory Celebration, who stood in a ring around the sandy arena. Only when the noise subdued did he decide his final ritual taunt for the cameras.
"Tonight," he said, speaking quietly as a sign of his contempt for his opponent's feebleness, "I will sweeten my wine with brain juices spooned from your skull." He swung his axe straight through the sword and into the Oberoid's neck vertebrae.
"Yaaahhhhhh!" shouted Thogron, raking the air with his claws. "Victory is ours. By the Gods!"
Rapturous applause echoed around the Great Hall of the Melai People. Its normal use was dancing, wrestling or ritual torture, but today it had been transformed into a stylized re-enactment of the final battle with the Oberoids.
Thogron bowed deeply to the crowd. "Thank you. You're too kind. Really... much too kind." Alongside him, he sensed that his tag team companion, Mad Mockus, had grown disquiet....