Adventure Seed: Snakes on a Plane.

There are days when the Conspiracy really has to earn its corn, and yesterday was one of them.  Short version: yesterday morning three aliens suddenly materialized out of nowhere in the middle of a red-eye airline flight from London to Washington, DC.  The aliens then reacted in time-honored fashion by looking around frantically, screaming in terror, and then two of them locking themselves in the bathroom (not as tight a fit as you might think: see below).  The third apparently instead simply had a cardiac event and died.

Needless to say, agents from the Shadow Government was on hand by the time the plane landed for cleanup. A digression, here: it is actually quite rare these days that somebody Who Saw Too Much ends up getting ‘disappeared.’  Money works quite well as an incentive, particularly when it’s matched to a job offer (a surprising number of people wouldn’t mind working for the Bavarian Illuminati, as long as the dental’s good*). So is trading silence for a favor (your nephew Timmy needs a scholarship, huh?).  And then there’s the quote-unquote ‘memory eraser.’  Thanks to those movies, people ask these days if they can have the last four hours of their lives removed. It’s trusted technology to the masses, even though the memory eraser doesn’t even officially exist! And they wondered why the MiB let that movie series get greenlit… Continue reading Adventure Seed: Snakes on a Plane.

Yes, yes, yes: Snakes on a Plane!

Everybody in the world will be referencing Snakes on a Plane for this story, apparently.

Baby Pythons Escape on Passenger Plane

April 16, 2009 — Four baby pythons escaped from a container aboard a passenger plane in Australia, leading to a search that forced the cancellation of two flights, the airline said Thursday.

Personally, I feel sort of sorry for the snakes: there isn’t any particular harm in a Stimson python, apparently.  For an Australian species, that’s actually pretty impressive.