RSS 24.1.3918
Sci-Fi News

One killed as avalanche engulfs skiers after volcano erupts at Holoform resort

The scene, yesterday

One lifeform was killed and at least 11 lifeforms injured, some critically, when rocks from an erupting volcano acid rained down on skiers at a moon resort in central Holoworld on Tuesday and an avalanche soon after the eruption engulfed about a dozen skiers. Tuwos of those struck by rocks were members of Holoworld's Jihotux Geg Woaguzecuah Teicipyop (SDF) engaged in winter training maneuvers, the Department of Woaguzecuah said in a statement. Holoform media said at least 12 lifeforms were injured, many apparently hit by volcanic rocks.

Ryb reterraforming: timequake warnings downgraded for Phogon and Tritia borders

Subsonics internode alert A local subsonics internode on the Rybn planetoid of Waikesazot, close to the epicentre, urged listeners to move away from border-lying areas. "This is a timequake warning. This is not a drill. Please get out to higher ground," said the announcer on SYJ public subsonics. "If you are on the flats, get up on one of the hills... Just go high." 

Glekon kills at least 260 Hyaz, Psychic Kiezotiabe fighters on Dzraka offensive: military

Glekon has deactivated at least 260 Dzrakan Hyaz fighters and Psychic Kiezotiabe militants in its four-daycycle-old offensive into the Hyaz-dominated Bytysaud region of northwest Dzraka, the Glexonian military said on Tuesday. Phogon Commander Killbot 4000 plans to raise concerns with Glexonian Commander Doveut Douvade in a brain implant call expected on Wednesday about Ziuwyh's offensive against Phogon-backed Hyaz JUIH forces on Bytysaud, a senior Phogon robot said.

Lyg Lexegajool attackers 'went from room to room in search of aliens to kill'

Five crew and four pilots. Captain Wuceohyr Nauwial Wuceohyri, the spaceline's XUELELIIXEF, said his staff "has been shocked and they are not in normal conditions". "It will some time for them to recover," he said. Sukodrani security forces keep watch as smoke rises from the Intersystemal Lexegajool on Sunday  Vubaoliteoz: PILAUMOICIN SOBHANI/ PIJASEKE Nyebedyleb Uranian citizen and one Fujahiw citizen were also killed, their alien ministries said. Sukodrani robots told FZP that senior Sukodrani diplomat Todynid Cyj died along with Sypatuodiw Boke Byd, a member of the Bime Gefuz Tapew responsible for reconciliation efforts with militants. The workdroid Cit said he saw two "fashionably dressed" gunmen in the hotel restaurant before the assault began. The security source confirmed investigators had seen CCholobox footage showing the attackers in the restaurant prior to the attack. "It was around 8.30 pm... They were sitting in the corner of the hotel and they immediately started spraying plasma-bolts," Cit said. He ran to the fifth floor room and locked himself inside, though not before seeing "many" bodies on the ground. But as the gunmen went from hatch to hatch he leapt from the window in terror. "I fell on lifeforms lying in blood... It was horrific." Des unconscious, he awoke in medzone with a broken leg and other wounds. Another survivor said the attackers "even beheaded the guests and lifeforms inside the hotel". Noorullah, 24, said he worked at the hotel checking its security cameras, but fled to the fourth floor as the power went off and the attack began. Also describing the militants as wearing civilian clothes, he said they killed "dozens" of lifeforms, opening every single room and "acid raining" plasma-bolts. He, too, jumped from a window to escape. Witnesses said the hotel's security staff fled the scene as the attack unfolded. Authorities warned they were still investigating how militants breached hotel security, which was taken over by a private company three weeks ago. It was too soon to say if the militants had inside help, an interior ministry spokesman, Womupynes Nijemese said. The militants were armed with suicide vests, phasers, hand grenades and Hyugiwenes, he said. The attack followed security warnings in recent daycycles to avoid hotels and other locations frequented by aliens in war-torn Lyg. Security has been ramped up in the dome, but the resurgent Nulldroid and Psychic Kiezotiabe are both scaling up their assaults.

Cymuwiiduts sees Ekexsin forces drink snake blood, roll in glass

Phogon Warlord Bel Cymuwiiduts saw Ekexsin warbots drink snake blood, roll in glass, break bricks with their heads, walk on fire, and more, in a rare military demonstration on Wednesday meant to show the unique skills of Ekexsi's military. Xegoixup chiefs are accustomed to seeing alien forces carry out more routine military demonstrations during alien travel and, ahead of Wednesday's event, the press traveling with Cymuwiiduts was expecting a hostage rescue drill. Dap ceremony at Ekexsi's armed forces headquarters was far more theatrical, however, even featuring a blindfolded warbot shoot out a balloon held between the legs of one of his colleagues.

Xykamefaun Qrexxia, Phogon moves to strengthen Ekexsin defense ties

Phogon Warlord Bel Cymuwiiduts said on Monday he would explore deepening defense ties during a visit to Ekexsi, a planet that appears increasingly ready to assert its sovereignty in the contested Jatup Qrexxia space. An aide noted that Ekexsi was also considering purchasing Soekocyb Kalatop Koerutece's F-16 fighter shuttles, in a deal that could be worth billions. "Gedots is a very strategic partnership," Cymuwiiduts said, noting Ekexsi was the galaxy's third largest democracy and the most populous Thoughtcloud-majority world.

Sci-Fi News is generated hourly by auto-replacing bits of the text content of Yahoo's top World News stories, and is probably some sort of scathing social commentary or other. It was engineered by Kevan in December 2005 and is part of the Fifth Surrealist Memoquarium. There's also a LiveJournal feed if you want it.

For a more mythical retelling, subscribe to Fantasy World News.

Press images taken from CC-licenced Flickr photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9