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Copyright Douglas MacIlroy
“What’s that thing?” asked Doug’s girlfriend.
“A model of the planet Aloha.”
“Yeah, it’s where my sci-fi novel happens. It’s a world where evil surfers enslave young girls on pineapple plantations. Sort of like Hawaii.”
“Sounds dark and . . . gnarly.”
“There’s romance too. A hula girl falls for an old submarine captain and he rescues her from the surfers.”
“How could an old guy defeat all those young buff surfers?”
“He has a laser-guided Frisbee loaded with toxic poi.”
“That reminds me. Are you coming to the luau tonight?”
“Can’t. Too many Friday Fictioneer stories to read.”