By Robert Rankin
THE SEQUEL TO THE e-book THAT triggered SIR TERRY PRATCHETT TO SAY:
“Robert Rankin is a deep-down humourist, a type of infrequent men who can continually make me laugh”
IT IS THE 12 months 2060 AND OH NO! the area goes to finish AGAIN!!!
In 1977 Elvis Presley faked his personal loss of life and trigger on a trip into the long run along with his ally Barry the Time traveling Brussels Sprout. Mr Presley’s undertaking, search out and break The Antichrist and retailer civilisation as we'd someday are aware of it. reliable previous Elvis!
Things, despite the fact that, don't move fairly to devise. there's a boy genius whose goal is to rule the area. The demon hoard referred to as LEGION that has taken up place of abode within the web. And the problem of the massive Flywheel, the clockwork mechanism on the Earth’s middle that retains the planet working heading in the right direction. the large Flywheel is grinding to a halt.
Meanwhile in 2060 Rex Mundi turns out chuffed adequate. he's married to Jesus Christ’s dual sister Christeen, has a speaking hippy puppy named Fido and a truly great condominium within the state. If it wasn’t for that fab giant spaceship that somebody has parked on his garden, Rex might have little or no to bitch about.
And so starts off They got here and Ate Us, Armageddon : The B motion picture , most likely probably the most ground-breaking books Robert Rankin has ever written. A heady mixture of severe intercourse, violence, insanity and mayhem, and prefer the 1st publication within the series - Armageddon: The Musical - it truly is years sooner than the zeitgeist, this time in its use of Steampunk motifs. Strictly for the over-eighteens and never anything to offer your granny for Christmas. this can be the radical that brought considered one of Rankin’s such a lot enjoyed characters, Hugo Rune and his booklet of final Truths to the realm and is a piece of literature the place the “fourth Wall” isn't just got rid of yet completely demolished. It comes as no shock that parts of this publication have discovered their method into the works of a minimum of one modern writer. that's often called an “homage”, anything to not be burdened with a blatant rip-off!
The Armageddon Quartet:
Armageddon: The Musical
They got here and Ate Us
Armageddon II: The B-Movie
The Suburban booklet of the Dead
Armageddon III: The Remake
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I’m your ally. inform me approximately your go well with. ’ ‘It’s only a foolish go well with. glance you are able to do this. ’ Jack plunged his fist into his chest. It vanished from sight. ‘Ouch! ’ cried Byron. ‘Now someone’s biffed me within the ear. ’ ‘Who gave you the swimsuit, Jack? ’ ‘Mr Smith. Why are you asking a majority of these questions? ’ ‘I’m attempting to assist you. You’re in nice possibility. ’ ‘I’m going to die. ’ ‘No you’re now not. ’ Jonathan made to pat Jack’s shoulder yet he idea best of it. ‘You’re wonderful. You’re well-known. ’ ‘But no intercourse. ’ ‘Will you close up up approximately that. I’ll get you as a lot intercourse as you will want. ’ ‘I simply wish Spike. ’ ‘Who’s Spike? ’ ‘She married Rex. She’s a Zen. ’ ‘I concept they have been all useless. ’ ‘No. ’ Jack beckoned Jonathan nearer. ‘There’s hundreds of thousands of them left and they’re all coming right here this night. They’ve obtained tanks and planes and missiles . . . ’ ‘How have you learnt this? ’ ‘I write it. i do know. ’ Jack fell backwards off his bar stool. ‘By the time we obtained to Woodstock we have been stoned out of our brains,’ he sang from the ground. Jonathan struggled to get him upright. ‘Jack, inform me in regards to the Zens. Missiles you assert? ’ ‘And bommy-knockers and . . . ’ Jack slumped directly to the bar counter. Jonathan thought of his lethal digit yet Jack seemed out for the count number. ‘Missiles, eh? ’ Jonathan shook his head, made fists in the direction of Heaven and stalked away. From the nook of a sneaky eye Jack watched him cross. ‘To hell with you and the pony you rode in on,’ sniggered the faraway from drunken Jack Doveston. 29 What do you think that of it up to now? Ernie clever garbage! Eric Morecombe Rex was once mingling. good, he was once doing his top. It was once simply now happening to him simply how few of the merrymakers truly spoke his personal tongue. but without doubt those humans have been american citizens. all of them seemed a great deal alike. No tricks of visible racial distinction. They have been all tall, faded and wonderful to gaze upon. Rex reflected. And he took a bit time to think about upon a number of different issues additionally. For one, and this was once an important one, historical past had it that Wormwood pressed the nuclear button on the stroke of twelve this very evening. yet no longer from right here. From the battle room underneath the Pentagon. And heritage used to be mute upon the topic of mile-high pleasuredomes and events to rival the bacchanals of Asgard. Andthere have been the entire different imponderables. Crawford and the Americards. The disposables. It used to be all incorrect. It had by no means occurred and shouldn't be occurring now. Rex had as soon as had an extended chat with the Time Sprout concerning travels into historical past. (Although you’ll locate no point out of it the following. ) The sprout recalled his first stumble upon with Elvis and the way not anything were ‘right’. He recommend the speculation that after the current turns into the previous it decays, falls aside, jumbles jointly. The additional again you went the extra it had all rotted away. It defined much. yet now not all. There should be a solution, inspiration Rex. ‘Yes,’ whispered a tender voice at his ear. ‘But you’ll now not stay to discover it. ’ ‘Kim. ’ Rex jerked approximately. Demdike hit him challenging around the face, knocking him from his toes. social gathering humans dodged apart cheering loudly.