Pope Trek

Meanwhile, in an engine room, er, chapel, deep beneath St Peters:

Two Popes (sourced from Vatican Radio News)

Two Popes (sourced from Vatican Radio News)

Archbishop Scotty: “She canna take it Cap’n. I mean Cardnal. You can’t mix pope and ex-pope cold! We’ll go up in the biggest explosion since —

Il Camerlengo (aka Kirk): –the Big Bang?

Cardinal Spock: Illogical, sir. We don’t believe in the Big Bang and all that physics jazz.

Archbishop Scotty: I dinna care what you believe in, you pointy-eared Vatican. We should reach maximum overload in about 15 minutes.

Il Camerlengo: Over the starter?

Archbishop Scotty: Aye. In 15 minutes…

Cardinal Spock: I would calculate 14.87 minutes, Monsignor Scott.

Archbishop Scotty: Those few seconds will not make any difference, your grace, because you and I and the rest of the congregation will no longer be here to bandy it back and forth. This thing is going to blow up, and there’s nothing in the universe can stop it.

Il Camerlengo: We could balance our entrée into a controlled indulgence.

Archbishop Scotty: That’s only a theory. It’s never been done.

Cardinal Spock: The captain, er, Camerlengo, is right. Its our only chance.

Il Camerlengo: I’m going to need two sets of rosary beads….

[siren sounds]: whorp! whorp!

[bells ring out]

Disembodied voice: This is the Archangel Gabriel. You have just 14 minutes until the end of existence as you know it. Just time for one deadly sin and one last confession .

(to be cont.)

Advertisements

About janefae

On my way from here to there
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s