The Orc

      A G Rosai / Fantasy
The Orc

A lone human soldier wanders in a vast desert, almost dying of thirst. He meets a severely wounded orc warrior. What will be the outcome of this encounter?How do you handle a Cup Final when the two teams come from planets with different conditions? Taw Braley, a socially challenged robotics expert, finds out the hard way in this short piece of SF comedy when his football-crazy girlfriend drags him along because a team from Earth is involved. As the hapless Taw does his best to get to grips with the complicated nuances of an interplanetary football match, disaster strikes the robot officials and it's up to Taw to save the day.
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