By Mark Carnall, on 17 November 2014
Cthulhu the ammonite lovingly stroked Mary Sue the trilobite on the cephalon with his tentacles.
“I love you Mary Sue.” Exclaimed Cthulhu, expelling a distressed squirt from his hypernome.
“Why won’t our parents let us be together?” Asked Mary Sue, the thousands of lense units unblinking in her holochroal eyes.
” So what if I’m a trilobite and you’re an ammonite? Our love is true. Why can’t we be together?”. She flexed her gnathobases in frustration.
“It’s this senseless war…” Suddenly Cthulhu was cut off by a large shadow descending on the pair…
This is an extract from my (currently seeking a publisher) fanfiction novel Ancient War about an ammonite and a trilobite that, despite their biological differences, find love in the middle of an all out war between their families. It was inspired by my choice of specimen of the week, an innocuous little chap from the bottom of case 9. This week’s specimen of the week is..