It’s a pleasant

night at the Welcome Habitat. There’s a cool wind and a luminous moon giving off a soft light that trickles down through the buildings and mixes with the hazy but weak low glow lights outside. 

"Taste Tempting Vanilla Fudge. Visit Our Refreshment Center!"

It’s a bit unsettling because it’s deep night — the time when shape-shifter come out to do their thing.

"Look, I'm truly sorry but there's really not a lot I can do now."

S/He was occupied with humoral pathology. Their assistant which s/he calls Pencil implements a bidirectional type inference algorithm exploiting both inferred and expected types during elevation.

Later when one of, with improved technology elevated life forms was interviewed, s/he said elevation stands for the unstoppable lust for life.