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28 May 2008 @ 01:48 pm
Everybody wants to rule the end of the world and I feel fine.  
Ah, world domination and the end of human civilization as we have known it. Is there anything more satisfying? Answer: yes. Yes, there is, and it is a music source with just two simple songs activated at just the right moment.

As the Doomsday device is prepared and all is in readiness, the Overlord cues the music. As Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" comes to its final strains, the button is pushed, or the command code is given, or the spell that summons Demogorgon is cast or what have you, "The End" begins and the music crossfades into REM's "It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)."

Now that is satisfaction.
Current Location: the dormant volcano lair
Current Mood: they called me "mad"
Current Music: Tears for Fears - Mad World
Traveler Farlandertwfarlan on May 29th, 2008 01:28 pm (UTC)
The world won't end. Only human civilization is likely to be affected by these scenarios.
Ace Lightning: brainacelightning on May 29th, 2008 02:53 pm (UTC)
"human civilization" isn't going to end, although it might be severely modified. if you've got more than one human being left, they're going to have a civilization of some sort, even if it's a post-apocalyptic dystopia. and who knows - maybe they'll get it right the next time.