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The Birdman Cometh

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It's going to start with an exact replica of what happened in Beebe, Arkansas, but that what really happens in the book is the first conversion of a man into a birdman and the transformation causes the bird deaths. He and the birds get caught in the alien rays and fuse somehow. I gotta figure that last part out. But the aliens want to start the birdman wars to flesh out the humans and start a new race capable of living on their planet which requires wings and they are losing population. So they seek our conversion and subsequent ferry to their homeland after global warming takes unprecedented effect in 2012. Everyone wins. But at the beginning the lone birdman roams free... hearing the news of the birds.. his own disappearance a mere blip on the regional news radar.. Soon he unites with other birdmen... in Italy, Sweden.. they start using the news stories to locate new members until they are spotted. then. pandemonium. Nobody knows what to do with them. war breaks out. they are increasingly difficult to hit and they may or may not have laser guns. fishmen also arise, but are a mere hapazard offshoot of the intentional beast: Birdman.

However, late in the book it is a fishman that gives the CIA info to where birdmen's leader is kept. The CIA get this information by, ironically, waterboarding him. Humans remain glued to the controversial coverage of fishman's waterboarding while millions of Birdmen lift to the sky and aboard the alien ships, never questioning the effect this will have on their lives tomorrow..

daseva, Jan 06 2011

Well, now everybody's heard about the bird... http://www.youtube....watch?v=ZThquH5t0ow
[rcarty, Jan 07 2011]

he was the first http://en.wikipedia...ki/Birdman_(rapper)
[xandram, Jan 07 2011]

International Birdman competition. http://www.birdman.org.uk/go/page?Welcome
Superior entertainment for the discerning masses. [DrBob, Jan 10 2011]

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       Right oh.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 06 2011

       So, turns out Beebe, Arkansas was named after someone named *Roswell* Suspicious, eh?   

mouseposture, Jan 07 2011

       Suspect, shirley?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 07 2011

       What frequency are alien rays, by the way?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 07 2011

       Pedantic, eh? (Ouch. Good call.)
mouseposture, Jan 07 2011

       [MB], once every couple of days, so far it seems.   

       That Roswell bit really freaked me out, thanks [mouseposture]!
daseva, Jan 07 2011

       It's even spookier that he spells his name with two stars like that.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 07 2011

       Perhaps it indicates the constellation of his home planet?
daseva, Jan 07 2011

       //What frequency are alien rays, by the way?//   

       Why don't you ask Kenneth?
sqeaketh the wheel, Jan 08 2011

       'Twas on a Monday morning that the Birdman came to call
An alien ray had zapped him - just to start a birdman brawl.
The aliens' life is waning
And they need some new recruits
So they've raised a Swedish army
Dressed in rubber birdman suits!
Oh it all makes work for the CIA to do...
DrBob, Jan 10 2011

       Yay, Dr. Bob. More more more...
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 10 2011


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