by Florin Purluca
This is not a test message.
It's a hypnotic message intended to be triggered by molecular
excitation. No necessity to worry about in any way. You are a perfect
copy of what you should be. If you hear these words means that our
world is dead, it became an accumulation of rock fragments satellited
on a too distant planet that can still count in the eyes of your
civilization. You could be the only copy that hears this message. Our
only success. Because we did not want in any way to replicate
individual by individual, but we synthesized the genetic material in a
single speciation. Then we copied it. You are a museum of genes. The
hope of a dying world.
Hands, feet, lungs, kidneys, heart or any other square centimeter of
organic material is hiding the genetic information of an overwhelming
number of bests, which are structurally very different from Earth
speciation, but in fact no different at the molecular level. It should
not surprise you that your world served as a cosmic island to rescue
endangered civilizations from extinction. Know that in your organic
simplicity you have saved worlds and creatures that you do not even
imagine. They were born myths, strange cosmogonies which nobody will
ever suspect their kernel of truth. Vampires, Yeti, Big Foot, sea
serpents, giants were not just ordinary imagination, but speciation
that your planet has hosted. Acted as a treasure vault, until off world
rescue missions of those dying worlds have discovered a new home. Earth
has become somewhat the universe's zoo. We are not the first nor the
last that we will use your architecture to save us. Civilizations die
under the curse of their own technology, wars, conflicts of interest or
academic accidents. All of this, or any other, are nothing else than
the simple mechanisms of destruction.
Now this message will clear under the effect of a boost
psychologically conditioned sign. We gave you immortality. It is the
only weapon we have been able to equip you with. Learn to use its
advantages to your interests. You are under the sign of election. You
are the ark of a world long gone. May the light of the universe guide
your steps and may your world stay an underdeveloped planet still
enough time. Because if the Earth dies, with it dies suddenly a hundred
of other worlds.
© 2016 Florin Purluca
Bio: FLORIN PURLUCA is a Romanian writer, living in Focșani, Romania. He
has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and works in a psychiatric
hospital in his hometown. His fiction has been published in several
Romanian periodicals, online and paperback. His short story “The
Observer” has been nominated at the 2015 RomCon festival for Best Short
Story of the Year, 2014. His short story “Dust“ was published in the UK
based magazine The Singularity. His last Aphelion appearance was A Really Powerful Inward Energetic Star in our August, 2016 issue.
E-mail: Florin Purluca
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