The Unclean Thing
John Crichton's pop culture references finally work out for him. 100-word drabble.Disclaimer
: Joss Whedon and Mutant Enemy own Buffy: the Vampire Slayer
. The Jim Henson Company owns Farscape
. I am not any of these people.Note
: Spoilers for Farscape Season 1, especially Episodes 19 and 20.
As Scorpius strapped John Crichton into the Aurora Chair, a flash of inspiration hit the former astronaut and he made a last-ditch effort to save himself and the wormhole knowledge in his mind.
"Goddess Hecate," he chanted, "work thy will. Before thee let the unclean thing crawl!"
Mystical energy swirled around Scorpius, releasing a blinding flash of light. When his vision returned, he saw a DRD on its back, twisting from side to side on the floor.
He got out of the chair and prodded the creature with his foot. "Funny," he remarked, "That's not how I remember that working…"