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  • characters: Primeval Sludge (PS),Interviewer
    place: darkened space, no props

    Interviewer: oh Primeval Sludge great prognosticator and forteller of truth what is your prediction for mankind's future ?

    PS: Not Good! I have spoken...

    Interviewer: Please can you be implored to give us a little more of your prediction?

    PS: Do you know what you are asking? For eons Primeval Sludge has been making his pronouncements and now you come and ask Primeval Sludge specifics. you have sown from the beginning your own demise!

    Interviewer: Oh please forgive us Primeval Sludge for disturbing you these past centuries.

    PS: Primeval Sludge has been around since life emerged from the slime mold- time in a frame that you don't comprehend - in terms to which you can relate...its a little too late!

    Interviewer: please don't give up on us, Primeval Sludge

    PS: you had your chances to listen and learn - when Primeval Sludge gave you 10 ammendments you were a pesky lot falsely thinking you could wiggle out of it.

    Interviewer: Oh Primeval Sludge, you are so funny you mean 10 Commandments...

    PS: it doesn't matter what you call it - twiddle de twiddle dum

    Interviewer: by twiddle you mean our tweets. I did not know you were online!

    PS: still running away from my pronouncements

    Interviewer: Please forgive our fickleness, Primeval Sludge and remind us of your first pronouncement

    PS: My first pronouncement...hmm...its been so long Primeval Sludge made his first pronouncement before time as you reckon it

    Interviewer: Ok - let's start off with basics Primeval Sludge - tell us about yourself.

    PS: Primeval Sludge cannot be grasped in answers to your questions - you will only grasp Primeval Sludge when all hope is gone, all progress halted, all is reduced again to slime mold!

    Interviewer: Well then why do you choose to appear now to do this interview?

    PS: Primeval Sludge sees that you are close to the end and scurrying about in a panic to forestall your end!

    Interviewer: so Primeval Sludge feels for our condition with concern...compassion...anticipation

    PS: NO!

    Interviewer: Then I don't get it Primeval Sludge - what is your purpose?

    PS: you persist headlong into the darkness without understanding

    Interviewer: Please can we not appeal to you in your infinite wisdom to help us?

    PS: What makes you think Primeval Sludge knows the final outcome?

    Interviewer: Then you are wasting our time Primeval Sludge - I appeal to your infinite wisdom and you turn us down

    PS: Primeval Sludge comes too late - that sounds like a familiar story - doomed civilizations buried by the weight of their own encumbrances -

    Interviewer: I don't understand what you mean...

    PS: this is Primeval Sludge final pronouncement - The slime mold has won...
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