Celeste Drolle is the pen name under which my humor stories are presented. Pet Names is Ms. Drolle's ten minute spoof on both bodice-ripper romance and science fiction -- and that's only the beginning of its problems. But because it's free, all you're risking is one sixth of one hour of your extremely valuable life. Hmm ... on second thought, perhaps you should read something else.
-- Zacharias O'Bryan
(The story may be read online at Squidoo under this link: http://www.squidoo.com/pet-names-a-short-story. For free downloads, go to http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/14105)
Copyright note: "Pet Names, A Short Story Oh So Sad ... Yeah, Right" was first published by Smashwords.com on May 2, 2010. The copyright became effective on that date. All rights, including (but not limited to) the rights of reprint, resale, and transmission or storage by any means whatsoever are retained by the author.