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And a century ago they had a real moon landing, unlike the boring, unimaginative one in 1969. Movie star, Adele P., had a bubble around her head on a relatively warm Lunar day on the Lunar equator, and loved another star, Terrence P. on the Moon surface, in front of the camera. And they proclaimed Luna was a mad love venue. And they started a colony for Superlovers, the best lovers from Earth to come here. Many wanted to try anti-gravity sex. And on this sex Moon was a haven for love film makers. Many of them complained about ubiquitous violent movies and so they banned all violent thoughts and actions from Luna. Everyone who came here was well vetted with Mind Reading Technology (MRT) to be peaceful and at least semi-famous.


And they grew green moss and green lichen and so changed the color of the Moon to green. And back on Earth the bards sang of this sex Moon.


And Adele was named the most desirable woman in modern times. And many came to this sex Moon to try and get a piece of her. And back on Earth many young women aspired to be a famous Space actress. Science fiction was now improving rapidly just like it did prior to 1969โ€™s uninspiring, dumb Moon landing. And mostly sci-fi was about future love and Utopia.


And Adele set up a Sex city on Earth as well, in Washington, DC, city state. DC was a training ground for astronauts, and they brought love and sex to other Planets and Moons. โ€œSpace was for genius lovers,โ€ said Adele.

And now 100 years later, Adele was still alive, and Space was demilitarized, and Adele was Empress of Space and made sure love triumphed everywhere and closely followed developments on Earth. And she had the โ€œLove party,โ€ which got elected in numerous Earth city states and nations. She said, โ€œThere can never be too much love.โ€


And there were love dolls created in Sex city and they were tweaked to suit differing mad humans. Put their minds in a computer and extrapolate from there in simulated life โ€œto prepare them for the real World.โ€


But she worried about love dolls and human sanity. So, then, she set up another city; Sane city on Mars, which used Mind Reading Technology (MRT) to keep people sane. At first everyone seemed sane and happy. But as she got to know the people here, she discovered that they feared the future and nearly all wanted to visit a shrink regularly. There were thousands of shrinks here, and they prescribed antipsychotic drugs. But the people all outwardly claimed to be sane and welcomed new immigrants who were sane. She said to them, โ€œThereโ€™s no hiding from modern insanity.โ€ โœฆ





Tom Ball is the author of โ€œLeftforkbooks.com,โ€ a novel. He has had his innovative work published in โ€œDown in the Dirt Magazine,โ€ โ€œDefenestrationism.net,โ€ โ€œConceit Magazineโ€ & its imprints, โ€œGargoyle Magazine,โ€ โ€œSpillwords.com/author/tomball,โ€ โ€œExterminating Angel Press,โ€ โ€œPBW magazine,โ€ and โ€œFleas on the Dog Online.โ€ His short and flash fiction has also appeared in โ€œAlternateRoute.org,โ€ โ€œSparrows Trombone,โ€ โ€œTRNSFR/ Sip Cup,โ€ โ€œLit.201.org,โ€ โ€œFresh Words Magazine,โ€ โ€œLiterary Yard," โ€œLone Star Magazine,โ€ the now defunct โ€œLocal Train Magazine,โ€ the defunct postcardshorts.ca, and others. He has also self-published two novels with now defunct, โ€œAmerican Book Publishingโ€ and another one with โ€œXlibris.โ€ Heโ€™s also co-authored โ€œOf Heaven and Hell,โ€ a graphic novel with Zen Wang. Tom is currently senior editor at โ€œFLEAS ON THE DOGโ€ (fleasonthedog.com).



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