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Tag: Death

February 05, 2019
(Death is in the "cryonics patients" section of his collection, a temporary exhibition, in the company of a young woman. They are sitting at a chess table, surrounded by the frozen display cases of the rest of the patients.) — That was a real nasty move, Miss Colomar. — If I really must play, I...
January 30, 2019
(The intercom buzzes in Death's office.) — Mr. Death, sir, Mr. Flores is here. — (Slightly surprised, Death takes a look at his wrist hourglass.) Already? I wasn't expecting him so early. Well, let him in anyway, Miss Coffins. (Miss Coffins shows Mr. Flores in. He cautiously looks around, confused.) — Ah, Mr. Flores! Welcome....
January 22, 2019
The intercom in Death's office buzzes. With a slightly frustrated sigh, Death lifts his skeletal head from the newspapers he was reading, takes a puff of his cigar, stretches out a little, and presses a button on the intercom. — I swear, all this work is going to kill me one day. I said I...
July 17, 2018
The knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton has never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor. The quote above is by Aldous Huxley. It sums up very well humanity's attitude towards death, and interestingly, it can...
July 06, 2018
You’re probably familiar with the feeling of slight disappointment that you may have when a good thing—say, a nice trip—is over. Just as you say that it's too bad that the experience is already finished, someone will probably say that you had a good time nonetheless; an innocent, fitting expression to cheer you up a...