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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:52 pm

One of the surface dwellers came close and looked into his eyes. He could tell this one could be a female of the species. He felt a tickling in his mind and something strange then he was looking at the gate in the Lab cavern that the surface dwellers had built so long ago. He could see SSSss’Ma-Ki standing next to the gate in a frozen position as if he was springing in an attack. He could not move in this new place the same as before and then one of his nesters materialized slightly in front of him. Ssssss’Na-Ki and SSSS-ss’Li-Ki both materialize on the ground. These were the two that had been killed by the old style surface dweller weapons. He was assuming that the rest of his nesters had been sent here by those two surface dwellers that had the powerful weapon. His next sight and to his complete chagrin, was SSsss’Ya-Ki materializing next to SSSss’Ma-Ki. His mind screamed. He could not feel his body but if he could be free he would have killed Ya-Ki immediately.

K’Sssha-Ki kept walking around his quarters. The Klicks had grown long now and he had peered into the gate at the devastation on the home world. A guard had tried to access the gate from the home world once and he shut it down but not before part of the guard made it through. It was gruesome to see an arm and part of the body materialize and fall to the cave floor as the gate closed. He did not want to touch it which left him in an awkward position. If Sssss’Ra-Ki came in and saw the gate in his private quarters the Nester could kill him for his treachery. He would have to explain the entire situation to his captain and hope for the best. He knew there were two guards outside and with the Klicks growing he began to think that maybe the insurrectionists won the skirmish and his entire Rhumba could have been killed or captured. The sealed door would have to be blasted open and the aliens would never be able to do such a thing. His thoughts became more tangled as the Klicks passed. He was seriously thinking about going through the gate and destroying it from the home world. His mind was running wild with thoughts of delusions when the small surface dweller walked through the door without opening it and stood looking at him.

Ian had taken the lead in the tunnel and cautiously walked on a well worn path. The lighting was very dim and the lamps or so they thought of them, were spread at least 50 feet apart. Michael and Susanna spread apart and moved along the edge of the tunnel. They had to weave themselves around small and large boulders but still the same, were able to stay close to Ian. Around 150 feet into the tunnel Ian stopped in front of a steel door structure in the rock wall of the tunnel. There were other openings in the walls but none seemed to be barricaded with a steel door. Ian suspected this was the quarters of the Supreme Leader. He could feel the minds of the two guards and knew that they were both watching him. He had turned on the vest shield just as Michael and Susanna had done. He spoke to Michael and Susanna both and told them to wait for the two guards to try and attack him before they were to come and send them to the Lab cavern.

Ssssss’Pa-Ki and SSSss’Bal-Ki had hidden themselves on top of some larger boulders across from the Supreme Leaders quarters. They both were bored and wanted to go and help fight the insurrectionists. SSSss’Bal-Ki was thinking of how the S’iruss tasted when his attention was captured by the surface dweller as it walked up to the Supreme Leaders door. He watched it stop and stand very still. He slid off the backside of the boulder quietly and saw that Ssssss’Pa-Ki had done the same from his position. They split up and approached the surface dweller from two different directions. SSSss’Bal-Ki fully intended to bite down on this little aliens head and then have him for a snack. The little surface dweller was taller than the S’iruss or the Grouth but he was not as thick or so it seemed. They both closed to within striking distance and jumped. Just as they came down, the alien seemed to walk through the door. They both landed against the door and it knocked them sideways. Ssssss’Pa-Ki rolled over and came to his knees. SSSss’Bal-Ki did the same but was not as fast as the younger lizard. They both shook their heads and started to stand up when out of the dark two more surface dwellers seemed to materialize right next to them. Ssssss’Pa-Ki being the younger lizard struck out to try and knock the surface dweller down and froze half way through his action. He saw the alien standing in front of him and tried to let out a hissing screech at it. No sound emitted from him but his mind received the reverberation and it made him close his eyes which he could still do.

SSSss’Bal-Ki watched in amazement as his mate was frozen by the surface dweller. He started to get up and was frozen himself. He wanted to turn and see who was causing this to happen to him but he could not move his head. The alien moved into his view and knelt down, He heard in his own language from this alien, “are you ready to go back to your home world?” He became completely confused, here was a surface dweller talking to him in his own language and he understood. He had desperately wanted to go back to the home world for many Klotches and he was being offered that from this alien species that inhabited this world. The alien reached out and touched his weapon and it disappeared. He watched as the other alien did the same to Ssssss’Pa-Ki. His next sight was looking at the broken gate in the Lab cavern.

Ian walked through the steel blast door and stood looking at the Supreme Leader Kireal. The alien stood very still and then spoke. Ian was surprised that the creature spoke in the earth language although it was a bit broken. “Who are you and why have you come into our realm? I am the Supreme leader of all the species that live in this base. Your species gave this place to us many Klotches in the past and then sealed us in so we could not interfere with you surface dwellers.” Ian let the alien talk and then the alien went quiet waiting for an answer. Ian finally spoke when he could see the alien starting to become anxious. “I am of the Divine Creator and the human race that inhabits this world. You have been here for a long time and it is time for you to leave and go back to your own world. You have been an overload to the other species that have been trapped here and they also are going to go back to their own worlds. You will no longer be a Supreme Leader of these other species or your own.”

K’Sssha-Ki could see clearly that this little human, as he called himself, was going to send him somewhere. He didn’t think the little human knew of the operating gate here and he did not know of the two elements that were hidden that would make the other gate work. He slithered a bit closer as he continued to speak with this human hoping to perhaps get close enough to overcome it before it could react. “How do you propose to send us back to our own world when the gates are not operable and cannot be repaired?” Ian could see what the alien was doing and understood how this one could control the others. He felt the faint mind control that this one was trying to do to him and answered his question. “You have the two components for the gate in the Lab cavern, I know because one of your own has told me. You mention more than one gate, so could it be that there is another gate and it is operable?” K’Sssha-Ki was disturbed. He had spoke incorrectly to this human and let it be known that there was more than one gate and when the human asked for the two keys for the gate in the lab cavern and then said one of his own had told him about them. He could feel the betrayal. His anger was rising to a boil by now. “Tell me who it was that told you about the elements for that gate, I must know because he could be lying to you.” Ian could see the snake slowly moving closer and knew when the creature would spring at him but he needed to find the elements first.

“You have one called SSSss’Ma-Ki and he is the scientist/engineer that can fix the gate, he has told me that you took the two elements that control that gate in the Lab cavern. Where is the other gate then?” K’Sssha-Ki stopped his slow slither toward the human. ‘Ma-Ki the traitor came to mind instantly. He had his suspicions about him as well as the others and now he knew for certain. This little rodent of a human caught his miss speak about the gates and now he was being put on the spot to back peddle from that mishap. He was standing about 4 meters from the human and was thinking about rushing him and quickly biting him to kill. The two elements were safely hidden in a small hole in the wall of his sleeping quarters and he did not want this human to find them or go into the separate room where the operating gate was concealed. He prepared himself to spring and said “you are a clever human; there is no other gate as you might think and as for the elements that control the gate in the Lab cavern, I destroyed them many years ago so the remaining nesters will never go back to our home world.” His tension became very noticeable to Ian just before he sprang.

Ian knew that this snake was lying to him. He could read the aliens mind and could see the little hole in the next room of the cave. The elements had been wrapped and stored in this hole and then he could also see the concealed gate in another room. He could see that this alien had come to the end of conversation and was going to jump at him. He prepared his own self to move and just a moment later the alien jumped at him. He disappeared and reappeared at the entrance to the room that held the two elements. K’Sssha-Ki made his move, he was fast and his stature gave him the advantage of reaching the human by just springing at him from his present position. He landed in the spot where the human was standing and was shaken that the human was not in his grasp. He quickly turned around and saw the little human standing at the opening into his resting room. He sprang again, hoping to grab the human before it could escape again. He was very confused as his body stopped and he was standing at the verge of entering the gate in its concealed location. The half body and arm of the guard that had tried to come through earlier was under his feet. He could not move and the very edge of the gate surface was within a few inches of his face.

Ian froze the alien and transported him to the surface of the gate in the room where it was concealed. He hurried into the room where the elements were hidden and retrieved them and walked into the room where the gate was located. The alien was frozen almost against the gate surface and Ian could see the parts of another alien lying on the floor under the frozen ones feet. He walked over and stood just to the side of the gate where the alien could hear him but could not see him. Ian had read the mind of the alien to know how to activate the gate. He fully intended to send this one through and then destroy the gate. He spoke first to let this alien know his intention. “Your time on this planet has come to an end. You are being evicted; you will no longer be the overlord of your own nesters or the other species that are also being sent back to their home worlds. Your system and your world are being cleansed as are many other worlds in many galaxies of the universe. You will be followed by the remaining nesters that are now being gathered in the Lab cavern.” Ian activated the gate and quickly pushed the alien onto the surface that materialized on the other side of the gate. He released the alien from the in-between and turned the gate off. The next thing he did was to make the gate disappear and reappear into a strange place that quickly made it dissolve into nothing. He then found the cage where the S’iruss and Grouth were being kept for food and sent then back to their peoples below.

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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:25 pm

45 THE END OF A RACE

K’Sssha-Ki watched his home world materialize through the gate and then found him self on the floor of the royal gate room. He could move and quickly rolled over and jumped up. He turned and started to go back through the gate. As he jumped he flew through the ring and landed on the other side of the gate. He shook his head and hissed as he turned and moved to the control side of the gate. He could see that the gate was active but there was no other world. He did not understand at first and then realized that the gate on the other world was shut down. He knew where the other gate was located that connected to the one that was in the Lab cavern on the planet called earth. The little human had told him that his other nesters would be sent back to the home world. He would have to travel across the royal grounds to reach that room. He would go there and wait for the gate to be activated and jump back through. He knew the human had found the elements to repair the one on the planet earth and his hope would be to gather the nesters and attack the humans. He thought that his nesters would be released just as he had been and then they could strike swiftly and regain control. Something did not seem right to him as he stood in the royal gate room. He turned and hurried toward the entrance and noticed the large holes in the walls. As he approached the large doors he could see they had been blasted open. He stood in the open doorway and gazed at the city. The buildings were on fire and many lay in rubble. He took enough time to let the destruction sink in and then began to weave his way through the blasted rubble and around the burning piles as he made his way to the other royal gate room. The main city was in ruins and the sky overhead was swirling in dark splotches of smoke with cracking streaks of plasma shooting in random directions.

Daniel and Theresa had sent the nine Kireals that were frozen and the two dead ones to the Lab cavern and hurried through the tunnel to the surface entrance room. They found the other frozen Kireal and sent him to the same place. Theresa found the entrance to the surface and said “this could be the way out of here when we are finished. I really don’t want to go back the way we came, those fish creatures gave me the willies.” Daniel agreed with her and said “let’s go to the Lab cavern and hope that the others are there. I am not sure how we are going to move all those aliens through that one gate to their home world.” Theresa opened a portal to a place close to one of the old lab structures and her and Daniel stepped into the Lab cavern. They both looked at each other and then saw all the frozen Kireal close to the gate. Michael and Susanna were sitting at a table and motioned for them to come and sit. “It appears we can open portals on this level. I am wondering if we can open one to the levels below now.” Michael was saying this as Daniel and Theresa both sat down.

Ian had left the quarters of K’Sssha-Ki after he had sent the alien back to his own world and made the gate disappear. He had seen a brief flash of the destruction on that world but thought that was as it would be because that entire system and all its worlds was being cleansed of the eons of wars. The Kireal race of beings was phasing out and the race that had invaded their system would make sure of that. He walked through the tunnel into the big cavern and understood that this place was going to be filled in when all the species that had been enslaved hear for all these years were set free and returned to their own worlds. The human military/governments had built this place during the second world war of the 20th century and then abandoned it after the wars with the aliens that they had invited to live in this so called underground base. He walked into the tunnel that led to the Lab cavern and thought about moving all the Kireals through the gate once he reattached the control elements to the ring. He actually thought about bypassing all of this and just entering the no time and going to the Kireal world so he would know the path and place to send all of them without the gate. He thought about taking the other team members with him so they could see the world and the path to help him move the aliens that were left. This was his solution as he walked into the Lab cavern and over to the team.

Susanna was the first to see Ian as he walked out of the tunnel into the cavern. They all turned and watched him approach. He stopped and asked if they were ready to send all of these Kireals back to their home world. They all said yes at the same time. Michael asked if he had found the symbols or working modules for the gate and Ian said “yes I did but I am thinking we do not need this gate to send these aliens back to their world. I have seen that you can now move through time and space and you can cause others and materials to do the same. It is merely a mater of having been to a place and having the vision in your own mind. The doors have been unlocked and now you can do as I can and as Hava and Luun have always been able to do. You know how to enter into the no time and find the opening to a place in time that you want to go to. It is as simple as that for us all.” They all thought for a mere fraction of a moment and realized they had been doing this when they moved all of these aliens to this place and did the same with themselves. Ian said “come I will take you to the Kireal world for a brief moment and then we all can send these aliens back to their own world.

Ian walked to a clear area and the team stood and walked over and surrounded him. They all turned into the no time and stepped out onto the floor surface of a very large room. The smoke was thick in the air and the debris from the ceiling and walls of the building around them was thick and scattered in piles around the large room. In the middle of the room was a gate that looked like the one that was in the Lab cavern. The gate was not in the operational mode and indeed looked as if it had sustained a direct hit on the ring. It was bent badly and some of the elements were missing. Ian said “This room is a royal gate room and that gate is one that is connected to the one on earth in the Lab cavern. It will not work so even if we could repair the one on earth it would not open to this one. You now have the clear picture of this room and this is where we will send the remaining Kireals. They must do what is best fitting for them when they return. Their world is cleansing itself as well as this entire system. I will remain here until you have sent all of them here. I intend to unfreeze them and then I shall return. We still have the other two species to send home.” They all could hear the thunderous explosions in the distance. Theresa asked “will this be dangerous for you?” Ian looked into the distance at the dark reddish sky and said “it will be more dangerous for those that you send from earth. This world is ending for them.” He turned and said “you must hurry, time will not be long, and it is on its final journey.” Daniel touched Theresa and all four of them turned into the no time and vanished.

Ian walked to the big open hole where the doors to this blasted building use to be and stepped out onto a large patio like structure that had many steps leading up to it from the grounds below. He watched the large fireballs rise into the sky in various places all around as he turned from side to side. The plasma strikes seemed to come in groups out of the dark clouds that blotted out the light in great swathes. He saw the movement of something in the rubble as a lone figure wove its way through the destruction. He knew who it was as it moved closer. He made himself invisible and stepped back inside the room where the gate was standing. As he stood close to a wall that seemed to be sturdy, the lone figure climbed the broken steps and came into the room. Ian watched K’Sssha-Ki as he made his way to the gate. The alien was covered with dust and Ian could see where there was green fluid leaking from one of the aliens legs.

K’Sssha-Ki had left the first royal gate room and found it very hard to make his way to this second royal gate room. He could see nothing but destruction everywhere. He had to dodge around blazing fissures of fire and deep blasted holes in the grounds. He tripped over a dead body and fell against a sharp object. His leg was pierced and he hissed and screamed as he pulled himself from the spear like object. He began to see many dead nesters lying under parts of buildings. Piles of the dead were heaped up and burned as if there own weapons had been used on them. He finally spotted the second royal gate room through the smoke and wound his way through the rubble. He stropped suddenly and looked at the figure standing on the veranda at the head of the steps. He knew it was the little human that sent him back here to this devastation. He struck out and hurried now. He wanted to catch this human and eat him. He did not understand how the human had come to be here but that did not matter to him now, he would take his revenge. He climbed the steps in harsh pain from his leg and entered the building. The human was nowhere in sight although he was sure the rodent was close. He stopped and looked at the gate and lost all hope of saving himself. He could see the gate was damaged beyond repair and now he knew that the other nesters would not come through. He started to turn when the first of these nesters began to appear.

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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:27 pm

On earth in the Lab cavern, four humans appeared and moved quickly to the frozen Kireals. Theresa was the first to touch one and send it to the room on the Kireal world that they all had just come from. Michael, Susanna and Daniel followed suit and began to touch an alien and send it to the Kireal planet. It wasn’t long before all of Kireals were gone and Michael finally made the gate disappear. They all stood around for a few minutes to wait for Ian but finally Michael told them that they had to go and help the S’iruss get back home. “Ian will show up when he is done with the Kireals. Our job is to help the others and we need to find Jimmy and Isaac.” They all turned and disappeared and reappeared in the Locker cave where Issona had been killed.

K’Sssha-Ki stood in amazement as 13 nesters materialized around the gate. He noticed that they all were frozen in their stance and then he noticed the two dead nesters lying on the floor. His mind was reeling with confusion but in all his confusion he still looked around for the little human. He knew it was not an illusion when he saw the little rodent but he did not know where it could have gone. He walked around the frozen nesters and stopped at Sssss’Ra-Ki. The only one he could trust and he was frozen. As he looked into his eyes he could see them moving from side to side and he felt the breath of the captain on his face. He began to move through the others and found that they were all still alive. He moved back to Sssss’Ra-Ki and stood very close to him. “I know you are alive, ‘Ra-Ki as are all these others. I do not know why you cannot move but I will find a way to make you move. We are back on our home world and it has been destroyed. I do not know how this has happened but when you and these others can move we must find who is left and join the military forces.

Something crashed to the floor somewhere and K’Sssha-Ki turned sharply. His snake eyes moved in all directions while his forked tongue darted in and out of his mouth. He sensed the human but he could not see him. “I know you are here human, I can taste your being. Why don’t you show yourself and tell me what you have done to this rhumba?” Ian was floating above the entire group of Kireals that had materialized. He was going to release them and let them die with their world as it was getting close to that end. The Mongooshians were preparing the plasma bomb that would crack the world into many pieces and the Kireal race of overlords would cease to exist in this sector of space. He had known that he would have these last words with this Supreme Leader as he thought of himself. He was going to expose this coward snake in front of the ones that had suffered under him on the planet they were suppose to conquer long ago and let them know how the coward had brought them to their doom.

Ian floated to a balcony that overlooked the gate in the big room. He became visible and spoke. “K’Sssha-Ki for far to long you have hidden your selfish intentions from your fellow nesters. You have wasted their lives as you forced your sick quest for power and control over them and the other species that lived in the human underground base.” K’Sssha-Ki heard the voice and looked up to see the little human standing on the balcony. He hissed loudly and said “there you are you little rodent, how did you come here, I did not see you come through the gate. And clearly this gate is not operable and how is it that my rhumba is here then?” “Ah Sssha-Ki, at last you may be speaking a truth to your rhumba. How is it you came here then but by the secret gate you have always had in your quarters back on earth?” The hiss was louder now from this snake. “Be quiet human, you talk of something you know not about.” “Yes Sssha-Ki why don’t you tell us all why you stole the elements from the only working gate that was in that lab and how you would not let anyone fix it so your species could invade my world. And tell us all how you did go through a gate that no one knew about except you. Tell us how this all works. Tell us how you planned to kill your own nesters and how you have killed them in the past so you could remain the Supreme Leader of the rhumba.” K’Sssha-Ki was hissing and spitting now as he walked around his nesters that could hear every thing being said. “Do not listen to this human rodent. I have done everything for the good of the rhumba. He lies. I did have an operational gate but I used it for our good only. It could only be used to see what was happening here on our world and no one could go through it from either side.”

Sssss’Ra-Ki and the others heard the Supreme Leader contradict himself. If he could speak he would ask many questions to this snake. The ruins he could see from his only point of view stood in contrast to what the human and Sssha-Ki had said. If he could move he would kill this coward immediately. The human spoke again. “You say the gate you did have could not be used to cross through but you haven’t told us how you come to be here. The gate in the Lab area was inoperable so you could not use it so the only conclusion is that you have lied to your own nesters and that gate in your private quarters could be used to cross through. Why is it you did not use it to bring more rhumba’s through for the invasion?” K’Sssha-Ki was looking around in frenzy now and his hissing was regular as his tongue flicked quicker and faster. He was studying a way to get up to the human so he could kill him. He turned and spoke at the nesters and told them that he was the Supreme Leader and they should obey him only. “I will kill the first nester that disobeys my every wish, I mean my every order, and do you all understand this?”

Ian spoke one last time. K’Sssha-Ki you are nothing more than the symptom of why your species is coming to an end. Your leaders before you and all these nesters that followed along with the selfish greed for power and control is what has doomed your race. This happens on a universal scale and is always righted in one way or another. Species come and go and usually it all falls apart because of these basic concepts. Greed, greed for power, greed for control, greed for money in so many different ways, selfish greed all of these things start the ball rolling downhill and it may take many Klotches or Hundreds of Klotches but it is inevitable that a species will eliminate itself sooner or later. Life is life and always moves forward it is the corporeal existence that is only here or there for a short time. This could and does include whole species. So it is with a sorrow that I tell you now that your species has been on this down hill run for many hundreds of Klotches and this is your end of it all this very Klitche.” With that being said he released the nesters and they all fell to the floor. He turned into the no time and was gone.

Every one of the nesters that became unfrozen fell to the floor and quickly stood up. Sssss’Ra-Ki was the first one to grab K’Sssha-Ki and hold him as the others gathered around them. “You have doomed us you snake, you coward and Sssss’Ra-Ki bit into the coward’s neck while the others took turns biting and injecting the venom. Sssss’Ra-Ki let him go as he fell to the floor. He looked up at the circle of nesters and started to call them traitors when the building began to shake. 100 miles away the Plasma bomb had been shot through the crust of the world and ate its way toward the core. When it reached the fatal point it exploded and the world began to break apart. The nesters in the royal gate room moved to the blasted opening and watched as a giant crack in the world opened before them and all the buildings and rubble fell into it at first then everything split apart and a new ring of debris was created in space in the tiny system that existed on the outward edges of the Otymnuclar Galaxy.

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Re: Story of fiction and fantasy and science fiction

Postby LostNFound » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:50 pm

46 DIAMONDS IN THE DEPTHS AND A GATE

G’Axeeee walked into the middle of the small fortress. G’SPaaa followed with Isaac right behind him. All three reached the center area and G’Axeeee asked the coterie to gather around. He then spoke directly to G’Piiiik and his two companions to join him and the two that he brought from outside. “I shall hear G’SPaaa tell his side of the altercation that happened in the tunnel at the rope bridge. G’Piiiik has already told us what happened according to him and his two companions. We shall hear what G’SPaaa has to say now.” G’Piiiik gathered his two companions and hurried into the center. “You cannot allow this traitor, this disgrace to speak to the coterie. He has been condemned and thus shall not speak. We should kill him this instant as is our way. I see that he has captured this surface dweller so we should kill both of them before this matter goes any further.” G’SPaaa started to speak but G’Axeeee held up his hand. The coterie had begun to mumble between themselves and when G’Axeeee held up his hand they settled down and became quiet once again. “G’Piiiik, you have had your say, you accused G’SPaaa without any evidence, you and your two companions. For all we knew G’SPaaa was killed either by you or the surface dweller. G’SPaaa has returned and says he bested this surface dweller but he also says that the surface dweller saved his life and says he can find a gate so we can return to our own world. I am allowing G’SPaaa to tell us his side of this altercation at the rope bridge and then we shall weigh the circumstances and base our decision on a truth. You G’Piiiik and your companions will be quiet and allow G’SPaaa to speak and we will also allow this human to speak.”

The coterie became loud once again at that last comment but G’Axeeee shushed them again and waited for G’SPaaa to speak. “You all know that I was trusted to guard the rope bridge. I wanted to go with G’digggg-Rs and the others to fight the Kireals but he needed me to guard the bridge so that is what I was doing. When G’Saac, and he paused for a second to let the name sink in, came along I was prepared to push him into the abyss. I fought mightily with him and in the course of the battle I almost fell in the abyss myself. G’Saac saved me and began to talk in our language. I became amazed that he, a surface dweller, a human could speak to me. The humans are the species that live on the surface of this world and we have known that for many years now. He told me about his team of peoples that came into the tunnels to rescue us from the Overlords and send us all back to our own worlds. He has told me that this world is being healed and we must not be here until the sickness has been healed. He has told me that there is a gate here that is still operational but it needs some repairs and he will fix it. It has been lost to us since we came here.” He paused and then spoke of the battle some more.

“I am told that G’Piiiik has said that I was conspiring with the surface dwellers and therefore he condemned me to death. G’Piiiik and his companions threw rocks at me while I was fighting with G’Saac and then cut the rope bridge. He did not know what was happening and then he and his companions ran off screaming about a Harggg-Rs being in the tunnel. We all know that there can be no Harggg-Rs’ in these tunnels. We all would have been eaten by now if there were. G’Piiiik is having illusions I think and he ran off to leave me for dead.” G’Piiiik rushed at G’SPaaa yelling “LIAR” Isaac stuck his foot out and the hysterical Grouth tripped and fell on his face in the dirt. He came back up and had a pike in his hand. He intended to impale the surface dweller and then do the same to G’SPaaa. G’SPaaa was fast and knocked G’Piiiik down again before he could cause harm to the human. He knew the human had a weapon or shield of some kind but this dirt eater had gone too far and it was up to him to put a stop to him. Looking down at the dirt eater he said “G’Piiiik you are a disgrace to this coterie, you are a coward and show us all that you could commit murder even to one of your own. You are the one that should be banned.” G’Piiiik had rolled over to face the coterie. They all looked at him with disgust in their eyes. He rolled to his knees and said in a low voice. “I will kill you G’SPaaa and this surface dweller also. When G’digggg-Rs and the others get back we will kill you and any others that disobey our commands.”

G’Axeeee could see that G’Piiiik and his two companions were beyond hope. He and the coterie could now see the true intentions of these G’digggg-Rs minions. He wondered how many others might be in that camp. They all sounded and acted just like the Kireals and he felt sorry that this had come about with these. He had heard about the same thing happening with the S’iruss. It seemed like a disease that was spreading among his coterie and the S’iruss species. The Kireal were so war like, yes his coterie were also war like but only in self defense, they always preferred to live in peace and work their mines. He waved for a group to pick up G’Piiiik and bind him and his two companions. This was the moment when he would find out whom might be on G’Piiiik’s side or stand with the coterie. He was relieved to see no one else dissented with the cowards. He knew he was going to have to confront G’digggg-Rs and the others if and when they came back but for now he was going to lock up the three that sought to control them all.

“Take these three to the cell cave and make sure they are secure. It seems we may not need this fortress as we thought for now so we will return to our daily business. Before we all do this, I think we owe this human a listen to what he has to say. We may be at the verge of going home if he has the truth.” He turned to Isaac and said “G’Saac, if I may call you that. It seems that you have come to bear good news for us. I only wish our brothers and sisters that left could be here at this time. If you truly can find the gate and make it operational we will be forever indebted to you and you will be forever welcome on our world.” Isaac could see the goodness of these peoples and stood to address them. “G’SPaaa has spoken the truth.” When he spoke in their tongue they all looked pleased and it seemed that they focused their attention on him very closely. “I have come from the surface to free you from this prison. It is true that this world is experiencing a healing and I believe your own world is experiencing the same. I wish to ask G’SPaaa to help me on this quest. It may take all of you to find this gate but G’SPaaa and I may find it first. I have been shown how to operate it by others that live on the surface. They are not the humans that you fought the wars with. Those human are no longer here. I have also been shown a beginning point to search for your gate. If you will allow me to proceed, I will go as fast as I can and return as soon as I know where the gate is.” The coterie was silent and then G’SPaaa walked over and stood by Isaac’s side and said “I will go with G’Saac and together we will find the gate.” There was a pinging noise and then the sound of the entire coterie giving a cheer or at least that was what Isaac heard.

G’Axeeee came close and held out his arm. He spread his fingers open from the axe shape and offered it to Isaac. Isaac took his hand and shook it. “What can we provide that will help you?” G’SPaaa asked for a spear only and Isaac told G’Axeeee that he had everything he needed. G’Axeeee lead them to the now wide open space between the boulders and wished them good speed and great digging. Isaac walked out with G’SPaaa behind him and they both moved around the edge of the boulders until Isaac could see the tunnel entrance where he has last seen his spirit guide. “That is where we must go” he said as he began to walk toward the tunnel. G’SPaaa had stopped and now hurried to catch him. “That is a forbidden tunnel. It is caved in when one gets a good 2 or 3 Klicks into it. That is time of the Kireals; we measure it by the human time so it would be 2 or 3 hours. This tunnel was the first one our species dug when we first arrived here and we lost many that were journeying from the depths to this level when the entire thing began to fall in.”

“You came through a gate that was down there?” Did you bring any gates with you to this level?” “Yes we brought 3 additional gates and those were destroyed by the Kireals. We did travel back and forth to our home world for a time period until those overlords came and destroyed everything.” So that gate you came through at first could still be in its original place?” G’SPaaa was silent while they walked and then said “yes I think it could be but as I said the tunnel caved in and we never tried to dig it out. There were very hard rocks and we could not dig through them. We dug around them and the tunnel was hard on the coterie. We lost a few hundred family members in that cave-in and we closed the tunnel.” Isaac was thinking of his spirit guide and wondered why the wolf had stood by this tunnel entrance before disappearing. “When your coterie split up, which way did the group go from your main cavern? Did they think that the gate was still in its original place and why didn’t they try to come this way?” G’SPaaa thought that this human had a lot of questions but it made him think more than he had in years.

“Well first of all, I told you that this tunnel was forbidden to enter. The coterie became very bitter about it and the group that left was kept away from this tunnel so they found one on the far side of the cavern that went down. They thought that they could find a way to cross over I guess and we never saw them again” “G’SPaaa can you tell me how many levels you think it might be to that original gate area.” G’SPaaa was thinking about that when they entered the tunnel. He did not notice at first and just kept walking behind G’Saac who seemed to have turned on a light. “I was very young at the time and can only remember walking upward at a steady incline as the tunnel was being dug. I remember there were many diggers and there were many if not more that carried the rocks and dirt back to another place where it could be placed. I do remember that there was another abyss down there that we dumped the rock and dirt into and it was very hot.”

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Isaac had no idea just how far down from the surface these tunnels and caverns were. He did feel the heat from the abyss that the rope bridge crossed. He remembered some military records he had read about this particular Underground base. The records had stated that there could be at least 10 levels and the full depth could be somewhere around a mile or more below the surface. Since entering the underground area he hadn’t seen any sign of human made shafts or structures. In fact most of these caverns and tunnels were either natural or made by the aliens that lived here. He had to wonder if the humans had even created a base here and if the war that was fought could have been fought over the fact that the aliens had simply been here and the humans invaded to gain control. “G’SPaaa, do you remember if there were any humans down here when you first came?”

G’SPaaa thought about that and said. “No there weren’t any humans, when we made this tunnel and came to the natural large opening or cavern as you call it. We lived there for many, many years. We did build the tunnel upward and came to the other large opening above us. We found the ones above that but there were no humans. We seemed to be alone. You see, we come from our home world where we live under the surface. It is our way. This seemed like a perfect new world to us and we considered ourselves colonists. It was at least a hundred years as you call them before the S’iruss showed up and they inhabited the second cavern above us. It was not long after that when other species began to show up and live up there. None ever came down to our level. It was the Kireal that came down and killed some of us and told us that we needed to fight with them against a surface dwelling species of this world. We did not know about any surface dwellers and that was the first time we saw the humans. We fought along side the Kireals because they controlled us and the S’iruss would not fight. The other species began to leave at that time and destroyed any means for others to escape. The war with the humans did not last long, but many of our clansmen died. The Kireals killed many of the surface dwellers and captured many also. We had found out later that the Kireals and the other species had lived with these surface dwellers and they were given special equipment for many years until the war broke out.”

G’SPaaa stopped talking while Isaac came to a wall of rock and dirt and stopped. G’SPaaa walked closer and said. “This is where the cave in finally stopped. The tunnel slopes downward from here and we are not sure how much of the tunnel collapsed. As I have said we lost a few hundreds of our coterie while they were still coming forward. From here it could be 3 or 4 levels down as you call it where we first came through. It was G’ENgineee-Rs and his clansmen who made the gate on our world. Three of them made the other gate and came here. They set the gate up and came back to tell us that they had discovered another world that appeared to be like ours and we should colonize it.’ “We did not know at that time that those other species had also made gates that brought them here. This world seemed to attract us all.” G’SPaaa went silent once more and bent down to pick up something. When he held out his hand he said “this is part of the hard rock we could not get through. We found many pieces and they seemed to sparkle light from our own lighting systems. Isaac looked at the stone and knew immediately what it was. “When you began to dig was there already some sort of tunnel for you to follow and was these stones in that tunnel?”

“No G’Saac we only found soft or loose dirt and that is where we started, We did run across larger pockets of open areas and these stones seemed to line those areas. It was when we came to a solid wall of this stone that we could not get through and that forced us to find a way to dig around the wall of light stone. We did run into more of those walls but by then we became wise enough to know where the edge would be and dug around these walls.” “We call this stone diamonds and it is indeed one of the hardest stones on this world. These stones are usually found in volcanic areas of this world. I am to wonder then if this place could be an extinct volcano or volcanic area. You have said that the abyss below was very hot and I felt the heat from that abyss where the rope bridge was located.” “Yes we have places where the rock is in liquid state and is very hot on our home world. We live in the world and the Harggg-Rs’ and other creatures roam the surface world. It has always been that way.” “I would like to see one of these Harggg-Rs, they sound very interesting.” “No G’Saac you would not want to see one, it would eat you very quickly.” “Have you ever caught one or killed one?” “Yes we have killed them but not without great loss to the coterie. The clansmen of the G’Polllle-Rs make the long bars that can be thrown and will pierce the hides of these creatures but we must be close and it is very dangerous. Whenever we kill one we have a big celebration and the coteries get to feast for many times. Our clansmen that died to bring one down are sanctified and their likeness is carved in the great walls of stone. Our cities are great but the tunnels between them can be infested with the creatures and so it is very dangerous to travel in small groups.”

Isaac was getting a clearer picture of this species. He would listen to G’SPaaa talk about his species and their home world much more but for the moment he had come to what seemed like a dead end. The tunnel was full as if there was a wall. He began to shine his torch around to see if there was another passage. G’SPaaa was looking at the wall in front of them and said “this is where we barely made it out of the tunnel beyond before the entire thing collapsed. We can go no further this way; we must turn around and go back. I told you this tunnel was forbidden to enter. It will go hard on us if we are seen leaving it. We must be very careful and watch that no one will notice us. We can then cross the cavern and enter that tunnel that the others entered.” Isaac listened to G’SPaaa as he shinned the torch around and then his spirit guide was standing at the side and edge of the tunnel and beckoned him to come. The wolf walked into an opening that he could not see from their present position. He turned to tell G’SPaaa and saw the alien squatting down in front of the wall of dirt. “What have you found G’SPaaa?” G’SPaaa looked up at him and said “These are fresh prints in the dirt. They belong to other clansmen. I think someone has been here before us and that is strange because this tunnel is forbidden.” Isaac acknowledged the alien and said “I think there is a way to get through over hear. We should try it and think about who might have come in here.” They both walked to the place where Isaac saw his spirit guide and he flashed his torch to an opening that was almost hidden from view. It was a tight squeeze and Isaac had to bend down to get through the initial opening. They both disappeared into the opening and pushed their way through the tight tunnel.

They squeezed through the first 20 feet or so of the crevasse and came to an open area that gave them some breathing room. Isaac was able to stand up and G’SPaaa moved around looking at the ground. Isaac flashed his light on the ground and around the walls and could see another opening ahead of them. It looked a little bigger and G’SPaaa asked him to shine the light on the ground once again. They both saw the fresh foot prints again and could see that they were heading the same direction as they were. Isaac turned to G’SPaaa and said “It seems that someone else of your clan knows about this tunnel and is ahead of us. Do you know anyone that may know of this and is not afraid to enter the forbidden tunnel?” “Most of the coterie lost family members during the cave in but that was over a hundred years in the past. As far as I know no one has entered this tunnel since it was forbidden. Isaac asked G’SPaaa to go in front of him this time and they both entered the crevasse tunnel once again. This time the down slope was steeper and Isaac had to brace himself to keep from falling forward. The trek was longer this time till they came to a larger open area. Isaac had noticed scrape marks that looked like someone had used tools to create this odd tunnel.

The large open area was like a room. It had small openings on the sides and Isaac could see the diamond rubble lying around. He was shinning his torch around the sides and on the right side he saw something that made him stop. When he flashed the light to the floor and up the wall he began to see bones sticking out of the dirt walls. Someone had been digging away the walls in this area and the bones were exposed. Most of them were close to the base of the wall and G’SPaaa walked along the wall and examined the bones. He stopped and turned toward Isaac and said “These are some of our clansmen that were buried in the cave in. This must have been close to the main tunnel when it happened. Some may have tried to get in here. I do not know if this area was here then. You see these marks; I think someone was digging here. I think some of our clansmen have been exploring this passageway over the years. I am wondering if they have dug their way back to that gate. Look over there, there are several small openings where they could have tried to dig around and maybe find other side tunnels to lead them down. We should explore them.”

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Isaac flashed his torch on the ground. He was looking for any more foot prints to lead them into the right tunnel or passage way. There were foot prints all over in this larger room and he wasn’t sure if they were the same or there were more than one Grouth. He stayed to the crevasse that was closest to the caved in wall of the main tunnel and could see the foot prints but they did not go into the passageway. He moved to his left and found the same with the next two passageways and when he stopped in front of the fourth one the footprints disappeared into the passage way. He wanted to be sure and told G’SPaaa to stand at this one while he moved to the other ones. The footprints were in front of the openings but did not seem to go in. It was the one directly across from the bones that made him stop. The footprints seemed to walk into the opening but then there weren’t anymore. He started to move to the next but something caught his eye. He could see brush marks in the dirt just inside the opening. An old trick he had learned many years in the past. Brush away the tracks so no one would follow for lack of tracks. He bent down and flashed the light into the opening and sure enough about 10 feet into the passageway he saw a partial footprint. He stood and moved back to the one he left G’SPaaa at and flashed into that Passageway. He saw the footprints stop a little way in and could tell that someone had carefully back walked out. He figured someone wanted others to think this was a passageway and perhaps go into it only to find as some point it was a dead end. Somebody was going to great lengths to mislead anyone that might follow. He touched G’SPaaa on the shoulder and held up his finger to his mouth. G’SPaaa wasn’t real sure what that meant but he could tell that G’Saac wanted him to be very quiet. They both walked to the passageway that Isaac figured was the way from this open room and as he bent down he turned the light off and began to crawl on his knees into the opening.

G’SPaaa was able to stay upright as G’Saac crawled along. The footprints of one of his clansmen could be seen now and then although G’Saac was dragging them out as he crawled along. The slope of the passageway continued downward and began to make turns back to their right. The passageway wound around in an s shape and finally came to a spot where G’Saac could stand up. They both saw the footprints well defined then. There was a dull light in the passage way and they could see well enough to make there way without the torch. They heard the clinking and pinging of a pick and hammer or at least that is what it sounded like to Isaac and cautiously made there way toward the sound. The passageway became wider and the light was brighter as they moved forward. Isaac could see a much wider opening up ahead and then he saw his spirit guide standing close to the opening. He reached back and stopped G’SPaaa. He turned and spoke closely into his hearing sensors. “There is someone in a bigger cave just ahead of us. It sounds like they are hammering on something. We must be very careful.” G’SPaaa could hear the hammering and picking and what sounded like one of the bars smacking against a stone. He shook his head at Isaac and they both slowly made their way to the edge of the big opening. The two Grouth were standing in front of the wall of diamond rock and working their natural hand tools and the bar to try and break the rock. There were splinters and small chunks of diamonds on the ground and the two were working up a great sweat as they beat on the wall of white opaque stone.

G’ham-R and G’Pick-R had been industrious. They had both witnessed the coterie split up and knew that the ones that left were going to look for the lost gate. The forbidden tunnel was truly the only way to find it and they both waited patiently until the Kireal quit coming onto their levels. They began to sneak off and enter the forbidden tunnel. It took them many times to find the small opening to the side of the cave in. They had to dig the loose dirt away and they had done so in many places until they finally found the passageway. There first thoughts were to find the lost gate and tell the coterie so they could go back to their home world. They all had become slaves to the Kireal and the snakes would come down and take what they wanted and both of them knew that they were being used for food and many other horrible things. There had been a few times that some curious Kireal came to the forbidden tunnel and actually found their way to the cave in wall of dirt. They never found anything of interest so quit coming. G’ham-R and G’Pick-R always managed to hide from them and began exploring the passageways. They had to dig in some spots but always seemed to find a way through. When they came across the bones of the dead families it spooked them so bad that they stayed away for many times.

When they found the great wall of Opaque stone they knew they were close to the gate. It took them some more digging and finding the passageways and they finally came out in the bigger cavern where the old gate was still standing. They had come out on the lower side of the cavern and when they searched around they found where the first tunnel had been started and how it was caved in. To them it was as it the entire tunnel was lost. G’ham-R had studied with G’ENginee-R Who was a clansman of the original G’ENgineee-Rs on how, the gates worked. He learned how they worked and how to operate them so when they first discovered the old original gate G’ham-R energized it and he and G’Pick-R found themselves on their home world. The only thing was that the gate had been abandoned and was stored in a deep level of ancient relics. They found their way to the higher levels and found that the coteries had mined the opaque stones on their world and were using them for many useful things. G’Pick-R became greedy as is the way of most beings when faced with the idea of being rich as it is called. He talked G’ham-R into going back to the colony world and mining the opaque stone and somehow bringing it back here and storing it for when they finally told the coterie about the gate, they could come home and be well off by selling the stored opaque stone.

Isaac and G’SPaaa watched the two fill up two bags with the broken diamonds and walk to the far side of the cavern. They both disappeared into a tunnel so Isaac and G’SPaaa ran across the cavern and cautiously entered the tunnel. They both noticed that the tunnel had been widened and it was not long when they stopped at the edge of another large cavern. As they peered around the edge of the tunnel they saw the two Grouth step into the ring of the gate and disappear. G’SPaaa started to hurry toward the gate but Isaac held him for a moment. “Wait, if they are going to your home world will there be others on that side?” “Yes G’Saac there should be but I do not understand how these two are going to our home world and not telling the others that they have found the gate.” “You saw them bust that diamond wall up and fill those bags, why would they do that. You told me that the rock is useless.” “I do not know G’Saac, it is clear that they are taking that stone to our home world. I wonder why also. Could it be that it is worth something after all?” “Come let us see what is happening.” They approached the gate and saw that it was operational. They could see the dark storage room on the other side. G’SPaaa looked closely and said “That is not where the gate was originally placed on our world. That looks like one of the deep storage rooms. There would be no one guarding the gate in such a place. It has been abandoned.” “Shall we go see what those two are up to then?” G’SPaaa looked at Isaac with wide eyes and they both stepped into the Grouth world.

The Storage room was packed with relics and other things that most likely served their purpose long ago. The cave room was large and semi dark. G’SPaaa moved around some objects and found a path that seemed to lead toward the center of the large cave. They both heard the noise of someone walking and found a place to hide behind some bigger pieces of crate like structures. Isaac peeked around the side of one of these and saw the two Grouth come from another cave room. They were around 50 yards away as they wove their way toward the Gate. They were speaking quietly but Isaac and G’SPaaa could hear them. “How many more of these bags shall we bring, I am getting tired of hauling these rocks into that little safe that we found. It will be full soon.” “You know G’ham-R, you have no vision. There is so much of that rock on the colony world and we have all the time on our side. The more we can store here the better it will be when we do decide to tell the coterie about the gate. No one knows about this and they will not enter the forbidden tunnel until we tell them how we found the gate. We must be very careful how we do that or we risk everything. What was that ruckus yesterday? It seemed that the coterie was up in fear about something.” “I don’t know for sure. I heard that G’SPaaa was caught betraying us and bringing a surface dweller to our level.” “Well let them fight over who guards the rope bridge and who is in control. We just need to keep chipping away at the Opaque stone and bringing it here until it becomes time to tell them about the gate. Your father and the leader and that sour ball G’shovelll-Ls have taken those others up to fight with the Kireals, ha they really think they have a chance of besting those snakes? They will be killed and our coterie will become even more enslaved. I do not wish to be a servant or food for those creepy things, do you? I heard that G’shovelll-Ls has become one of them and plans to betray the leader and the others. We should just worry about you and I for now and get this done. We may have to abandon the coterie to save our lives. No one will find this gate and once we are here to stay we can make it not work anymore. The colony will truly become an antique and be forgotten in history if it already hasn’t.’ “So stop worrying and let’s get this done.”

G’SPaaa had heard enough, he was going to confront these two traitors. He started to expose himself but Isaac stopped him. The two made their way to the gate and stepped back onto the colony world. Isaac waited for the two to leave then spoke to G’SPaaa. “You want to take revenge on those two I know but it should be done on the colony world and everything exposed there. Your colony needs to be brought home. We need to go back and stop those two and then get the coterie to the gate so they can come home, do you agree?” G’SPaaa was hurt that the two traitors were doing what they did. He knew what G’Saac said was true and right. He wanted to know why the opaque stone was being mined and brought here by the two and so did Isaac. Isaac led him through the maze and they found the safe and knew it was fairly full of the stones. After that they climbed the paths to the upper levels and secretly watched as the clans traded the stones for all kinds of different things. Isaac understood the scheme and G’SPaaa grasped the concept also. They both made there way back to the storage place and stepped into the colony world of earth. Isaac looked at the gate for a few minutes and removed a round module that seemed to be embedded on the side of the ring. The gate powered down and went dark. Isaac stuck the module into his vest pocket and they both walked from the cavern into the tunnel and made there way back to the main cavern where the coterie colonists lived.

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47 REUNIONS, BEYOND THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Jimmy sat in the room and listened to ISHoda tell him about the gate that was in the locker room. She told him how it had been shut down by ISonda because “he did not want the Kireals to destroy it and he did not want the colony to leave. ISonda had become hard in his heart and had lost his ability to read thoughts. He had become more war orientated like the Kireal as time passed and more of the colonist became food and servants to the snake beings.” She told him about the vessels they had in this solar system. How they had found holes in space to travel great distances. The gates were more or less carbon copies of the holes in space and could be used to go from their ships to this world or other worlds in an instant. They had traveled through the holes and secretly landed on this world with the help of the human military. “The humans did not know of the gate technology at first and so the few gates were set up to bring scientists and others to study this world. The gates were set to transport us from the vessels to here so we could commune to the mother ship and the colony on this planet.’ “We were the second species to come and then many showed up from vessels that had traveled to this system from your own galaxy. The humans were glad to have us but wanted to keep us all in this underground place. They made treaties, they called them and we traded some of our technology for their peoples to experiment on. We S’iruss did not want to experiment on other species; we just wanted to gain knowledge from the peoples. It was the Kireals and the other species that wanted to experiment and so they did and the Kireals began to eat the humans and then the wars started between the humans and all of us. We stayed out of it but many of our colonists were caught and killed by both sides. It was after those wars that the humans figured out how to seal us down here. The vessels of many species were destroyed trying to escape through the doors in the mountain sides and then they were sealed and no more left. We do not know where there might be other vessels still down here. Most of the other species had their own methods to escape and so they did leave and destroyed any way out behind them.”

Jimmy could tell that ISHoda was very sad as she told this account of happenings. She rested for a moment as the others spoke to her in the mind. He could speak in the mind but he did not hear what they were saying and he did not try to hear. He thought about what his spirit guide had told him. How he was to be one of the first humans to bring the S’iruss in contact with the greater human race. He knew the military had been dealing with alien races for a long time but getting the peoples to meet and know the truth was going to be a wondrous thing. ISHoda had stopped talking and all the aliens were looking at him. He realized that his mind had wondered and apologized. “I have heard what you say about the wars and how your peoples can go to your ships through this gate. I will try to make it work as I have been given instructions from my people.” ISHoda looked as if she was smiling and as he looked around at the others they too looked to be smiling. The look was infectious and he smiled also. ISHoda reached over and touched him on his arm. He felt the electricity or what he thought was such and then in his mind he heard her speak. You speak in the mind and can hear us. Issona told us that the humans that would come to free us could do this and they could do many more things. We waited for you to come for a long time and the colony began to lose hope and the spiritual abilities we originally came here with. We longed to go to our home world with hope beyond hope. He heard her tell the others to gather the entire colony and prepare to go home. We shall follow you to the locker cavern where the gate is located. I do not know where Sironna is yet and she may have found the others. We must at least wait and see if she will bring them so they may be redeemed.

As before, Jimmy could feel the love emanating from ISHoda and the others. They began to stand and move from the room. He suspected they were going to gather the others. He would let ISHoda lead him and the colony to the locker cavern as she called it. He had not been there as the others had. He also thought about the team and Isaac who had disappeared before him. He was worried for them as he knew they had a dangerous mission to perform. He would go with the S’iruss to the gate place and fix it if he could and then go and look for his team mates. ISHoda finally led him from the room into the maid cavern and he noticed the group of S’iruss. It was surprising to him how few of these folks there were. He could count around 40 or so and asked ISHoda “Is this all that is left of the colony?” ISHoda looked up at him and back at the group that had gathered. “These are all that is left in the main colony. ISonda took nine others to battle with the Kireal. We do not know how many more there may be because our peoples have been slowly disappearing one or two at a time over a period of time. We think the Kireal have been coming and taking them for there own reasons and we have nightmares about what those snake beings are doing with us. Jimmy could only image what the Kireal looked like and how dangerous they were. He had never encountered one. His imagination conjured up the snake heads because ISHoda called them snake beings. He had nightmares himself when he was younger of snakes because he had fallen into a hole that had been full of the slithery things. He had been fortunate that he did not get bitten but his fear of snakes had grown in his mind from that point forward. The ones in the canyon always gave him the creeps and he did everything to avoid any type of contact.

The trek to the main level cavern was quiet and without any conversation. Once in the Main cavern ISHoda led Jimmy and the colonist to the tunnel that led to the Locker cave where the Gate was located. Jimmy scoped out the main cavern hoping to see Isaac or the other teem members but his hope was to no avail as they moved into the next tunnel. The walk was slow and almost silent as the colony moved as one. ISHoda stopped suddenly as they approached what seemed like a 90 degree turn in the tunnel. The entire colony came to the halt and it took a moment before they heard the voices from somewhere up ahead of them. ISHoda began to smile and Jimmy could see that the others began to smile also. It took him another moment and then he heard Michael’s voice clearly speaking to Ian. It was his turn to smile and he was almost run over by the colonists as they hurried past him. He could swear that these aliens were gliding over the ground without touching it. ISHoda waited for all the colonists to pass and took Jimmy’s hand. “Come Jumarstyx it seems your people have returned from the upper levels and they have brought our missing colonists with them. This is a time for rejoicing; we shall be reunited this day.” Jimmy was smiling and he let himself be pulled along by ISHoda who seemed to be gliding above the ground as the others did. He had thought about activating the jet belt but found that he did not need it. Something had opened his mind and he was levitating without the belt. In fact when ISHoda took his hand he had automatically levitated. His thoughts of Isaac were still fresh but now that the team was back he would have time perhaps to go looking for him.

In the cavern or place that was wider and taller, by the locker cave, the freed S’iruss that Ian sent from the cell in the Kireal caves stood or sat around and communicated with the humans that had mysteriously appeared. They were fascinated with the red and blond hair of the females. There were nine of them that were not moving. They could not move but were alive and it was the smaller human that told them what had happened and why these could not move. There were 4 Grouth in the same condition and it was not sure what would happen to these aliens. There was also about 7 Grouth that had been in the cells that had gathered in a group and were standing off a distance from the others. They were all conversing quite happily when the main colony seemed to burst into the cavern from the narrow tunnel area. The happiness was felt by all as it was so blatant in the air. The reunion of the ones that had been taken to the Kireal Supreme leader and the ones that just arrived was cause for a major celebration.

Ian watched the gathering with interest and moved to the mobile Grouth that seemed to be almost in fear of the happenings. They had been sent here with the captured S’iruss and it was still a shock to them how it happened. One of them who seemed to be a leader looked as it he would fight anyone that tried to harm any of his fellow companions. As Ian approached, the fellow stepped forward and made his hands in the shape of an Axe blade. Ian could see that the alien meant to fight. Ian spoke into his mind at first and the being twisted his head around and spoke in the loud voice. “How is it you can speak into my mind, are you one of the S’iruss species. You do not look like them but rather like one of the surface dwellers.” Ian spoke out loud and said “G’AXee-R, I am one of the human species that live on the outside of this world. I am the one that moved you from the cell of that Supreme Leader Kireal. He is no longer on this world and his species has been annihilated from their home world and system. You have 4 others that came from your coterie to fight with Kireals. They are in between the time and no time at the moment. I would ask you what you would have me do with them. I do not want to harm them. You know the way to your level and where your coterie is located and you should lead your people’s home. There is one of us, a human that is to help you and your coterie to go back to your own world. I will go with you, if that is acceptable to you so I can bring my companion back here. You must go soon; I fear that these caverns and tunnels are going to cease to exist in the near future.”

G’AXee-R listened to the small surface dweller or human as he called himself. The alien talked to him in his language and it was perfect. He did not understand how this human made him and his companions come here but knew that he surely had some powerful weapon that he could use. It felt to him that these humans and the S’iruss were not going to harm him or his companions. He was not sure about the four that were frozen or so it seemed. He did not know why they were frozen with the S’iruss. He did have some idea that there was to be an insurrection against the Kireals but he never knew when and he had been taken many Klitches ago. His father would surely be glad to see him. The human had said that the caverns and tunnels would be destroyed and that gave him thought. He did want to go back to his coterie. The human said the frozen ones had tried to fight the Kireals so it was apparent that the insurrection had occurred. The human had also said that the Supreme Leader Kireal was no longer on this world. He had to ask. “What about the remaining Kireal, are they still on their level?” “No G’AXee they are all gone from this world. If I set these four free” and he motioned to the 4 that were frozen, “will you be responsible for them?” “Yes human I and my companions will take them with us and make sure they do not harm any of you or the S’iruss.”

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Daniel had noticed Ian talking with the little group of Grouth and stood away from the happy reunion of the S’iruss so he could hear the conversation. He picked up the language and listened diligently. He was thinking about going with Ian to take these fellows back to their coterie when Ian turned and walked to him. Ian walked by him but said “we must talk with the others.” Daniel followed Ian and they caught the others attention. They all stood around while Ian talked to them. “You four must go back to the surface and gather the remaining people at that station and vacate the mesa. This entire underground complex is going to fold in on itself and will cease to exist. There will be nothing but another canyon or giant hole. The mesa will not be a mesa any longer and that military station will fall into the pit. I am going to release these Grouth and the one called G’AXee is going to lead us to their level. I suspect Isaac is down there and I will help him to escape once the Grouth have all safely left this world. I will bring him to the Rangers in the Canyon. You must take the ones above to that place also. There are people that must be reunited and those that are called misfits will become Rangers or go to the patriots as they choose.” Theresa was the first to ask. “What about Jimmy?” Ian looked over at Jimmy who was standing with the one called ISHoda. He was getting ready to enter the locker cave and Ian knew what he was going to do. “Jimmy’s mission is not complete yet. He was picked by Hava and Luun to lead the S’iruss to what you would call a mother ship. Their gate will only take them to that ship and it is beyond our solar system at this moment. Jimmy is going with them and he will return at the right time with the S’iruss.

Michael was looking around and said “Jeremiah will not be happy that one of his best will not return.” Ian looked at him and said “Jimmy will return but he will be bringing the S’iruss to meet the humans and it will be the beginning of a great relationship of the stars. There are many species of this universe and the human race must join in the space faring, space traveling community. It is time soon for this to happen. We are becoming a more enlightened species and it is still our mission to spread this knowledge and end the destruction on this world. Jimmy will come when we clean this country. The war that is on the horizon is with the Emperor and his minions. It is soon that we will fulfill our missions.’ “You must go out the same way you came in; there are some that you met that must be taken care of.” Theresa shivered and said “what about those creepy fish things; I do not look forward to meeting up with them.” Ian had to smile at that and said “have you not become more enlightened since you have been down here?” All four of them stopped suddenly and then had to smile also. “Now I am going to release the Grouth and take them to there destinies, I will see you in the canyon with the rangers. You must release the S’iruss and be very careful with the one that calls him self ISonda; he is the leader that thinks like the Kireal Supreme Leader did. His mind has been twisted away from the deeper spiritual ways of the S’iruss. You must tell ISHoda what you are doing and soon after that you must leave this place.”

They all watched as Ian released the 4 Grouth who seemed to be subdued enough. He and the Group of them walked back toward the main Cavern and soon were gone from sight. Susanna walked over to the entrance of the locker cave and saw ISHoda standing close to Jimmy as he pried something loose on the gate. She did not know what he was doing but she knew that he had been shown something by the two girls at the Haven. She approached ISHoda and told her what they were going to do. ISHoda touched Jimmy and walked out with Susanna. ISHoda gathered Ishoona and the other females that had healed her and told them what was going to happen. They gathered around ISonda and prepared to control him if he became violent. Theresa and Susanna had looked for Sironna but she was no where to be seen. They had expected to see the body of Issona and the other S’iruss that had died here before they left but when they came back both bodies were gone.

Susanna and Theresa began to release the frozen S’iruss. When ever they touched one he would fall to the floor and shake him self. Each one did this and then looked up at the colonists that were standing ready to shackle them if they tried to be violent. They all were taken away to a secure place and were given lessons of who they really were. ISonda was the last one to be unfrozen and fell to the floor. He shook him self and stood up so fast he almost fell again but managed to get control. He turned like a rat in a ring of cats and hissed just like a Kireal would. His first words were “Bow to me you vermin, I am the Master, you must do as I say.” His words fell to the ground like wet sacks of cement. The colonists that stood in the ring around him were quiet and gazed at him. There was clearly an open area of about 20 feet in diameter around him. “You bunch of cowards I and the others that went with me have destroyed the Kireal and we are finally free of them. The Grouth leaders are all dead so we can go and make them our slaves now.” ISHoda stepped forward from the crowd and said “You have done nothing of the sort ISonda. You have only caused the death of many of the colonists because of your greed and hatred. Issona told us to beware of you and now you think you are the Master. You are nothing. Issona is at the blue water cave and he is still the Master. ISonda hissed some more as he swung around. He screamed and charged toward ISHoda. She used her mind technique and he grabbed his head as he reeled around her and the crowd opened up and he charged into the tunnel screaming and hissing. They all heard him until he was in the main cavern then it was quiet. Theresa asked if they should go after him but ISHoda said to leave him. She knew where he was headed and it would not do him any good.

Jimmy came out of the locker cave with a new alien S’iruss that they had not seen. He spoke to them and told them to begin entering the gate. “The Mother ship has been parked for many years waiting to receive her lost children.” They began to move two at time into the gate. The other side was clean bright corridors. It wasn’t long that all of them had stepped onto the mother ship. Jimmy and ISHoda were the last two. Jimmy turned to the team and said “I am going with them, tell Jeremiah that I will return. He brought Michael over to the gate and showed him a dial. After I am through, you must turn this dial to this position and back up. It will make this gate fold into itself and disappear. I understand that it will reappear on the ship for use in the future. He turned and took ISHoda’s hand and they both stepped onto the deck of the corridor. They all saw the transparent shape of an eagle fly through the gate. Jimmy turned and smiled and walked away in the corridor. Michael turned the dial and the gate began to fold in on itself until it shrank and went ping or pop and there was nothing but the rock wall of the cave. They all walked out into the tunnel and moved toward the main cavern.

3 light years from the little round blue ball called earth, above the horizontal plane of the Galaxy called the Milky Way a rather large sleek looking ship moved forward at a slow pace. In terms of size the ship was at least 2 miles long and more than a mile wide. It slid into a hole in space and disappeared. At the very edge of the great spiral known as the Andromeda Galaxy, in a system called the S’iruss belt arm, a large ship began to materialize into space. The home world of the S’iruss began to receive its lost children.

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Postby LostNFound » Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:34 pm

48 RETRIBUTION, REJOICING AND THE SCUTUM-CRUX ARM

G’Axeeee had come to his favorite rock to sit upon for introspection. He had much to think about these days. G’digggg-Rs, G’hammm-Rs and G’shovelll-Ls had left the coterie in G’Piiiik-Rs control and he turned out to be as bad as G’digggg-Rs was in his tyrannical ways with the coterie. He had removed him and his two companions for lying and placing the coterie in danger. He was now the leader in good standing but he was unsure of his position. G’SPaaa and the human G’Saac had gone to find a working gate, as the human said he was sent to do this. If this was in any way to be truthful then he and the entire coterie could leave this world and go home. This was his hope now more than ever. He was facing the old tunnel that was forbidden to go in when he saw the two younger clansmen exit from it and walk along the side wall of the big cavern. He recognized both of them. G’ham-Rs and G’Pick-Rs both were the sons of two of the leaders that were tyrants to the coterie. These youngsters thought they had privileges just like their fathers. His own son had been influenced by these two but then had gone missing and it was thought that he had been abducted by the Kireal. He slid off the rock and moved toward the tunnel where these two upstarts were moving to. He meant to confront them and punish them for disobeying the orders to stay away from the forbidden tunnel.

Isaac and G’SPaaa watched the two young clansmen exit the tunnel into the main cavern and disappear around the edge. Isaac grabbed G’SPaaa’s arm and pointed at G’Axeeee who was just sliding from a rock out in the center area of the cavern. The older clansman had apparently seen the two younger clansman exit the tunnel. Isaac knew this was going to be the time for disclosure. He and G’SPaaa would have to reveal the entire secret of the tunnel and the gate and how these two had discovered it earlier and were using it for their own purposes. This would also disclose that he and G’SPaaa had been in the forbidden tunnel. All of this was going to be told and Isaac hoped that G’Axeeee and the others would understand that the gate was now found and available to be used to go home. As for the two that planned to use it for their own gain and perhaps leave the coterie behind. They would have to suffer the consequences of their selfish actions.

An hour later Isaac and G’SPaaa Sat with the coterie in a semi-circle as G’Axeeee and three others questioned the two young clansmen. “Why have you disobeyed the standing order to not enter the forbidden tunnel? It is a sacred place to us all and that is why we do not disturb it. You know that over 200 of our clansmen died in that tunnel when we first arrived to this world.” G’Axeeee waited as did his companions for an answer. G’Pick was the first to speak. “We have been told to never go into the tunnel and how it is forbidden but you and the rest of the coterie are superstitious, you are afraid when there is nothing to be afraid of. The clansmen that died did so a very long time ago and there is nothing but their bones left; G’ham and I have seen them.” The coterie began to speak in murmurs and words of shame could be heard from them. One stood up and loudly spoke. “You have shamed your name and your family. You have disgraced us all this day. You should be flagged for your crime and if G’digggg-Rs were here he would have you put to death for this wanton disobeying.” G’Axeeee raised his hand and said calm yourself G’Hooe, we must first find out why these two have gone in there. They have been going in there for awhile now I suspect and the reason is not clear.” The coterie became quiet and starred at the two young clansmen. G’ham was next and said “We are mining the opaque rock.” G’Pick cuffed him and said “shut up.” G’ham flinched and turned on the other. “If you ever touch me again like that I will kill you.” The coterie witnessed the angry and violent words from G’ham whose father was G’hammm-Rs and was always violently hitting or beating others.

G’Axeeee was quite taken with the idea that these two were mining the worthless opaque rock that is very hard. “How are you breaking that rock and why are you doing it? We all know it is useless. Of what value have you found for it and if so why have you not shared this with the coterie?” G’ham could not help himself and blurted out the reason. “We have found that it is valuable on the home world and we thought to store it up for use there.” The coterie became a cacophony of voices. G’Axeeee himself was stunned at first and when the connotations of what was said hit him he yelled for silence. “How do you know this rock is valuable on the home world? We have not been home for over a hundred years” He walked closer to G’ham and grabbed him by the neck and said “Tell us the truth. How do you know?” Before G’ham could utter any more words G’Pick pulled a pike from his belt and stuck it into G’ham’s chest. The clansman doubled over and fell to the ground almost immediately. G’Axeeee had backed away and now 4 others tackled G’Pick and took him to the ground. G’Axeeee then walked over and looked down at the murderer. “Tell me how you know or think this rock is valuable on the home world. Have you found a gate?” G’Pick was struggling to get free and spat his words out. “Yes G’ham and I found the lost gate by digging through side tunnels of the forbidden tunnel, we figured how to activate it and it is being stored in one of the ancient basements so we went through and found out that the coteries on the home world have been mining this opaque rock and using it for many things. That is why we started doing our own mining here. You will never get to use that gate because we are the only ones that know how it works and I will never show you where it is.” G’Axeeee almost hacked the clansman’s head off but thought better of it. “We shall see G’Pick, we shall see. Take him and lock him up with his father and someone get this dead one out of here and burry him. You will pay for this G’Pick, you and your father both.” He backed up and sat down. He was visibly shaken from the ordeal and was thinking of how to handle the situation. It was clear now that a gate had been found and it was operational. He just needed to find the way to it. He looked up at the human and G’SPaaa and motioned to them to stay while the others began leaving.

Isaac and G’SPaaa both sat quietly while the others cleared the room. G’Axeeee stood and asked them both to follow him. They moved out to the thinking rock and G’Axeeee climbed up on it and sat down. It was a few minutes before he spoke. “G’Saac you said you had come here to find a gate for us to go home. It would seem that our young clansmen are the ones that have found it. They also seemed to have used it and have been to the home planet. I see from there arrogance that they did not intend to tell us about the gate and will be very stubborn in telling us where it is located now.’ “I think it is located in that forbidden tunnel and we will have to search for it. That tunnel has been off limits to us since we first came here and now it is known that we should have re-dug and perhaps we would have that gate today or before to go home from this prison we have made for ourselves.” He looked down at the human and his companion. “I have seen you both enter that tunnel and I did not say anything because you were on the quest to find the gate and the coterie would allow you to go where you will to do that. Will you tell me now that you know where the gate is? I am in fear that G’digggg-Rs, G’hammm-Rs and the others will come back and we will be kept under his rule, never to go home.”

Isaac looked at G’SPaaa and back to G’Axeeee. “Yes G’Axeeee G’SPaaa and I know where the gate is located and we can make it work. We followed G’ham and G’Pick to the gate and actually entered to your home world. We know why they were mining the opaque rock and they have managed to store quite a lot on your world. We heard them talking about how they were going to abandon you all here and destroy the gate once they went back to the home planet. You heard the confession of G’Pick and he did tell the truth although he did not want to. We can lead the coterie to the gate and I will reactivate it so you all can go home. There are many of the opaque rocks on the ground that the clansmen should collect and take with them. They will be helpful once you are home again.’ “G’SPaaa will show you were the bigger stash of rocks are on the home planet and I will stay here until you all are home and then destroy this gate.” G’SPaaa did not like that idea, “I will stay with you G’Saac and together we might find the lost coterie and bring them to the gate so they too can go home.” “That is a worthy thing to do G’SPaaa but I am afraid that your lost coterie may not be alive. It has been more than 50 years as you have said and they have never come back. They were talking in a very concentrated way with each other and failed to see the group walk out of the tunnel from the rope bridge, being led by a small human.

“So we are going to have to move fast before G’digggg-Rs and his minions return or we will not be able to escape and he will let those two murderers out and they will exact revenge on me and whoever else they deem fit to feel their wrath. I should kill the young G’Pick for the blatant murder of G’ham. I am not sure how G’hammm-Rs will take it all.” “Father you will not have to worry about G’digggg-Rs or G’hammm-Rs, they are dead.” G’Axeeee turned slowly and looked straight into his son’s eyes. His surprise was so exuberant he fell off the rock. Isaac turned and saw Ian standing in front of the group of Grouth. He smiled and moved to hug the boy. “Where is everybody?” G’SPaaa looked at the stragglers and smiled himself G’AXee had been his best friend and when he had been abducted by the Kireal he was very saddened. He waited for G’Axeeee to hold his son and finally got to shake his hand. “You must tell us what has happened above; we have found a gate and are preparing to tell the coterie we are going home.” The group that came from above gave a shout of happiness at that remark and they all began to move to the main halls to spread the good word.

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In the main halls the coterie were sitting around talking about going home. They did not know when but they had heard the confession of the young G’Pick and how he and G’ham had found a gate. The big hall was abuzz with talk when the straggler group walked in. G’Axeeee and then his son both walked in first then the rest followed. The rejoicing was loud as family members reconnected. They were given food and drink and G’AXee was asked to tell them what had happened above and were there any S’iruss or Kireal left. G’AXee and some of the others that were part of the insurrection party told them all about the leaders being killed and how the Kireals had been sent off planet and the S’iruss all left to go back to their mother ship. The gathering and information was merry and then Ian asked to speak. G’Axeeee shushed everyone and Ian told them that they must leave this place because the entire underground caves and caverns were going to cease to exist. This almost caused panic but Isaac and G’SPaaa calmed them all and told them to gather what they could and they would lead them to the gate. That made them happy and they hurriedly split up to gather any belongings they would want to take home. They were also told to gather as much of the white opaque stones on the way through the tunnels they could carry because it would help them once they arrived back home.

G’Piiiik and his son G’Pick were sitting in the cell with the two companions when G’Axeeee, Isaac and G’SPaaa came into the cave. They looked up and G’Piiiik with his sarcastic and superior attitude stood and moved to the bars. “You come to let us go, we hear that you are taking the coterie to the gate that my son discovered to take them back to the home world. We deserve the recognition for finding the gate and should be installed as the leaders.” G’Axeeee had to smile or smirk at the remarks. “G’Piiiik, we have come to offer you a way home. We will report your murderous and treasonous actions to the leaders when we arrive and you will be detained here for the journey.” G’Piiiik knew it would not be good to argue with this low life at the moment. He had talked with the clansmen and his son about how they were going to escape when they were released. He had told them that they should move quickly to the tunnel that the colony that split apart took. They could plan there escape back to the gate tunnel after the coterie left. They would come up behind as the coterie were going through the gate and subdue whoever was guarding the gate at that time and jump through with other clansmen. “Let us go then and we will go peaceably with you to the home world.”

G’Axeeee opened the cell door and the 4 clansmen slowly walked out. They did not make there move until they cleared the cell cave into the open main cavern. G’Piiiik pushed G’Axeeee to his knees and told the others to run. The four dissenters quickly made their way to the tunnel on the far side of the cavern. G’Axeeee stood back up and yelled at them to stop. Isaac grabbed his arm and shook his head. “They have sealed their fate. They will stay here and perhaps find your lost coterie. I fear they are dead now for many years.” Ian was invisible and hovering at the tunnel entrance. He had read the minds of the dissenters and knew what they planned to do. He watched them run across the cavern and run into the tunnel beneath him. He waited for them to get deep enough and caused the opening to cave in. G’Piiiik led the 3 others into the tunnel and kept running to get far enough to stand their ground if anyone came for them. When he stopped and turned the front of the tunnel began to cave in and he turned and ran deeper into the tunnel that began to slope downward. They had to get deep enough to avoid being buried by the cave in. The tunnel turned and the steepness of it made all of them stumble in their haste and fall to the floor. They all rolled and finally hit a level area where they could stop and wait.

The dust caught up to them and they began to cough. G’Piiiik stood up and told everybody that they had to get deeper or they would choke to death from the dust of the cave in. They all stumbled along and the tunnel began to be steep again and they had to hug the sides to keep from falling. They kept moving and G’Piiiik knew they had passed any point that had been searched for the lost coterie. The tunnel was lit with some sort of phosphorous rock in the walls and ceiling and they could just see there way. The turns in the tunnel were many and finally they stopped and sat down. The steepness appeared to level out at this point and the two companions began to mumble. “What have you done to us G’Piiiik; we can not go back and get over to the tunnel where the gate is located now. We will never be able to dig our way out in time to make it while there are still clansmen there.” Shut up G’HOeee we will wait for the dust to settle up there and perhaps the cave-in is shallow and loose, with four of us we will be able to dig out quick enough.” His words rang on hollow ground as the rumble of more caving reached them. The dust began to gather in thickness again so they stood and began to move downward once again. G’Pick could not help but think that they were completely doomed at this point. He would not say anything to his father and the dust was causing the tunnel to become darker. The Phosphorous rocks could barely be seen now. The kept moving and all four of them fell suddenly into a great pit. The fall was deep and they all wanted to scream. The heat was rising and there was a great light below them. G’Piiiik screamed as the others did when they looked at the red flames they were falling into. The screams were loud and then snuffed out as the bodies of the dissenters hit the molten lava lake. The last thought in G’Piiiik’s mind before he became one with the molten lake was this is what happened to the lost coterie.

G’Axeeee and his son led the coterie through the tunnel. G’SPaaa and Isaac where right behind them and Ian was making sure that any stragglers where brought along. They all found the opaque rocks along the way and began to fill any type of containers they had as they moved slowly along. It did not take as long as Isaac thought and they soon spilled out into the cavern where the gate was located. Isaac moved to the gate with G’SPaaa and handed the round disk to him. He showed him how to insert it and as soon as he did the gate activated. They looked at the floor surface of the ancient storage room and G’Axeeee began to move them through telling them to find an open area and gather. They would have to go to the main halls together. The coterie stepped through and found the big open space where they began to sit down and talk quietly. After awhile there were only G’Axeeee, his son and G’SPaaa. G’SPaaa turned to G’Axeeee and G’AXee and told them that he was going to stay with Isaac or G’Saac and the little human. He would be an ambassador from their world of Grouth and hopefully the ships they had could reach this world with an envoy of peace makers. G’Axeeee did not want to let him stay. “Our ships will never reach this planet for at least 1000 years. Perhaps the humans will come to us and we can trade science.” “G’SPaaa you have been a friend and a good soldier, we need you to help us acclimate back to our world. It has been over 100 years since we have been there and it will seem different to us I am sure. You are the one that studies our culture and our ways more than any others I know so you must come with us for now.” G’SPaaa turned and looked at Isaac. “I would stay here but it seems I will be needed on the home world. I would hope that you can come to visit us. You have been there once and you may know the way. Will you remember us as we really are and not a warring race such as those snakes?” Isaac reached out and took G’SPaaa’s arm and looked into his eyes. “You are a credit to your race G’SPaaa and a friend to me. We will most likely meet again I suspect. Now you must go home and I will make this gate non existent here. Do not fret. We have other ways to come to your home and this place is going to cease to exist soon. He reached into his vest and took out a handful of diamonds and handed them to G’SPaaa. “Use these wisely my friend, now go” G’SPaaa could have had tears in his eyes as he turned and stepped into the storage room. G’Axeeee and his son were last and as they stood on the home planet they both gave a salute to the two humans and turned to walk toward their coterie. Isaac watched the coterie gather and begin to follow G’Axeeee up a wide stairway. He turned to Ian and said “It is time for us to leave I think.” “Yes Isaac it is time and we may have to hurry. Once we reach the main cavern I can take us to the main cavern of the S’iruss and from there we can go to the blue water cave and back out the way we came in. Isaac reached down and removed the disk from the gate and it went dark. “I think this will be buried for ever down here don’t you think?” “Yes it will never be found or used again. Shall we go?” The man and the boy disappeared into the tunnel.


On a rather large rock planet, circling around a class G star with 2 dozen other planets dancing in a wobbly circle around this rather bright yellow star, located on the outboard side of the Scutum-Crux Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy a group of 60 or more Native beings climbed the wide stairs that led them to the greater halls. They entered the main course way and began to walk toward the greater hub of the underground city. The clansmen and females stopped their busy Movement long enough to acknowledge that a new coterie entered their city before carrying on with their daily business. The planet Grouth was located just over 20,000 Light years from the little blue ball called earth


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