Audio Recording 5024

FOR MAD SCIENTIST JOURNAL, MAY 2014 ONLINE EDITION

An essay by Dr. Todd Forest, as provided by Christine Layton. Salvaged from Seaforming Expedition (Program Terminated).
Art by Leigh Legler


“Do you think they ever travel?” I watched the mattress of the bunk above dip and shift as Donald rolled over onto his side. His round and florid face appeared over the edge of the top bunk and he fixed me with a beady stare.

“Are you going to keep asking me questions I don’t know the answer to? Or are we going to get some sleep?”

I cringed and pushed my glasses up on the bridge of my nose. “Sorry.”

“Some of us have work tomorrow,” Donald continued.

“Well so do I,” I said…

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