Migration Treason: Part II

When the nose knows

13 December 2020

This story is a sequel

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People choked on the acrid taste, coughing until their throats grew hoarse. They reached out to wash down all the dregs from the air, but even the ocean sloshed around with murky depths. Soon, everyone in the once-sunny Florida town could only speak with honks, or turned mute.
Kara S @ 11/9 1:00pm
  • Over time this corrupted gaggle began to resent their new forms. They organized, aired their grievances, jettisoned any last shreds of humanity and took to the skies thinking only of revenge. They all would have been more menacing but for their comically large human noses.
    Sam B avatarSam B12/5/20 5:59pm
  • These noses were added through the scientific efforts of Dr. Goosemore, who felt a deep connection to the animals due to his name. The noses were a superpower, the added ability of mammals to seek out prey, but from 1,000s of feet above the world.
    Rietje B avatarRietje B12/5/20 7:41pm
  • The Goosemore Schnoz (TM) funnels air in a cyclone shape, pinpointing the flyer’s smell receptors. One becomes a supersmeller, able to pinpoint the location of the next snack from 2000 feet up.
    Sean K avatarSean K12/5/20 7:51pm
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  • As with many inventions that seem promising at first, however, the Goosemore Schnoz super-smeller enhancing system had some unintended negative consequences. Early users using it to seek out, say, delicious cake, were instead treated to what may best be termed second-odor effects
    Ross W12/9/20 6:39pm
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  • But what it lacked in specificity it made up for in its bulky size and enormous price tag. The smell enhancing Goosemore Schnoz was the most popular Christmas gift of the year, but would Leslie, her nose-deaf cousin, enjoy the gift or be offended?
    Zoe B avatarZoe B12/10/20 4:21am
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  • The only thing she could do is just try. But just in case, she put it in a box in a box in a box in a box in a box in a container and decorated it with her favorite colors. Then she shoved it under the Christmas tree and waited anxiously for Christmas. But her cousin never came.
    Kara S12/13/20 9:21am
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