14 Apr 2008 pipeman   » (Journeyer)

In a Dream

Reading about Juha's dream reminded me of my own from a couple of nights back.

In the beginning it was a bit like a bad re-make of BSG. We were heading for a destination of unknown location, on a big Battlestar-esque space ship. Somehow magically me and some other dude was on a smaller ferry ship, travelling through some worm-hole-like tunnel that was made out of metal. We landed on some unknown planet, with grass and stone plates laid out in plaths on the ground. We followed one of the paths and ended up in a candystore. A girl worked in the candy store. I noticed that they had Ahlgrens Bilar, a typical Swedish candy, which I found odd for what was presumably an extrasolar planet. I commented to the shopkeeper girl that I liked that candy, and she replied that she had never tasted it, and went to do so. Soon she had eaten all of it, delighted by its taste. I was a bit sad that I got none myself. I also found it odd that they accepted Earth currency and credit cards, and I noticed that she had received mail from Earth, with postage stamps from some Earth country. I even think she had a phone connected to the Earth GSM network. I asked her about it, and she explained that she was part of an intergalactical conspiracy, where her kind had infiltraded all layers of society in, among other worlds, Earth, like in Fight Club but with no malicious intent. Instead it was just a practical thing to be able to communicate and trade intergalactically, also in worlds that were not intergatactically aware yet. I don't remember her name exactly, but I remember her telling me that if someone wanted to mail her from earth, all they had to do was address the envelope to "Her name with-the- Hat" and people of her kind at the post office would make sure that it made its way to her little candy shop in a completely different part of the galaxy.

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