Dear Planet Earth,
Weâ€™ve been hopping from place to place around the city all week. We kept expecting the mole people to return for a counterattack,Â drill snakes and steampunk guns in tow. Itâ€™s now undeniably apparent theyâ€™re not coming, either out of fear or condescending disinterest.
They have a right to be scared. Weâ€™ve fortified every inch of downtown Seattle and trained dozens of new rebels how to use some serious weapons. Oh, weâ€™ve started calling ourselves â€œrebels,â€ too.
I helped raid a firehouse yesterday to get those flames around theÂ Space Needle under control. We did a pretty good job considering our only training came from playing fireman in preschool. The CDC guys contained the remains of the drill snake I epically pwned, which makes for a pretty eerie picture.
Despite how hunk-dory things seem now, a lot of us are actually itching for the mole men to bring it on. Dr. Eimer compared our zeal for battle to the â€œgeopolitical climateÂ prior to World War I.â€ I think most of us rebels are imaginingÂ Star Wars IV.
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