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"The Priest, the Scientist, and the Meteor". Dinosaur ghosts! Rodeo-riding a meteor! Revenge for ice-cream! Golden bat! An online short story! By E. G. Castle!


"The Priest, the Scientist, and the Meteor" contains examples of:

  • Colony Drop: The dinosaur ghosts try this with a meteor.
  • Deus ex Machina: After the priest prays, a huge golden bat appears and whacks the meteor outta sight.
  • Ghostly Goals: The dinosaur ghosts are trying to make humanity extinct; because humans have ice cream and they didn't.
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  • I'm a Doctor, Not a Placeholder: The scientist protests he’s not a rocket scientist.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: Dinosaur ghosts. Riding an asteroid. To use it to destroy humanity. Because humanity has ice cream and they didn’t. Any questions?
  • Prayer Is a Last Resort: Using prayer leads to the Deus ex Machina.

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