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(BBOT) Buoyancy

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posted on Jun, 23 2010 @ 02:01 PM
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The planet appeared serene and quiet as the five ships approached from deep space.

Silently they entered the atmosphere, each moving off in its own direction, headed to
a pre-determined destination, singularly particular to each vessel. One stopped over
the East China Sea, one over the Arabian Sea, one over the Red Sea, one over the
North Atlantic Ocean (just off the coast of Africa), and the last one slowed to a stop
over the Gulf of Mexico.

As one, they descended to the top of the water . . and as one, they began to sink
below the waves, disappearing down into the depths. The year was 1235 A.D.
The planet . . was Earth.

The mission : Salvation

....................... ............................ ........................


There is something called the "Law of Large Numbers", which says that . . given a
sufficiently long time, an event which is possible, even though it has the smallest of
probability, will almost surely take place.

There is also "Murphy's Law, which says "Anything that can go wrong . . . will."


........................


The five Sentinels would sleep deep down under the waters for 775 years. They then
would awaken, come on line, and begin a 1-1/2 year process of powering up. Their
mission required them to be ready . . . exactly 777 years after arriving.



( To be continued )




posted on Jun, 23 2010 @ 04:20 PM
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Part Two

Number Four, fully awake now, relayed back to Number Three, who in turn
relayed back to Number Two, who instantly contacted Number One about
the problem. All four were now aware that there was a problem with
Number Five. Number Five was not responding !

........................

The year was now 2010. Spring was in full bloom throughout the gulf coast.
Summer was a few days away . . . when the tragedy occurred. An explosion
on an oil rig, sinking it, and creating the world's worst environmental
disaster. Oil now leaked constantly into the once-pristeen waters of the gulf.
Thousands of gallons of oil, . . hundreds of thousands of gallons of putrid,
sludgy, damaging oil. Fish died, birds died, shrimp and clams . . died. Every-
thing the oil touched, smothered and died.

...........................


A mile or so below the oil-slicked waves, Number Five was finding out about
the oil leak too. It's exhausters were not working properly. The machines
were set up to handle water and oil separation at a 5 : 2 ratio, which was
twice as much as a "worst-case scenario" anticipation. For every five parts
of seawater, two parts of oil could be separated efficiently. The ratio had
now risen to 5 : 4, and the machines were unable to keep up. Something
in the oil, some contamination, was causing filter systems to clog, and
pressure systems to waver. Computers aboard Sentinel Five found it
impossible to communicate with the other vessels. They were alone and
isolated.


( To be continued )



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 09:21 AM
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Part Three

On day 73 of the oil spill, Ed Walkowski died at the controls of the remote
surveillance vehicle he was using to monitor the oil spillage. At 02:39 in the
morning, his RSV appeared to collide with something just outside the
perimeter of the gushing pipeline. As he reached over to record his
evaluation of the situation, he suffered a massive heart attack.

His recording . . . sent to the mainland relay station . . . was . .
(though garbled) . . BPs . .BPs . .BPs . . we have frigging BPs down here . . .

Or did he say . . . ETs ? The message was quite distorted.



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 09:58 AM
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Part Four

Computers aboard Number Five tracked the volume of oil spilling into the
Gulf of Mexico. Projections showed that these humans needed to stop the
spill completely by 14 August, 2010, . . giving the sentinels enough time to
recover and power up. Anything later would impede their mission.

Their mission : To join together, surface, and begin to dispatch electro-
magnetic penetrates into the planet's atmosphere. They were sent to this
planet to save the inhabitants . . from extinction. . this time. In the past,
the Watchers had let the cyclical, galactic destruction run its course. It was
always the same. Extinction . . then about sixty million years to recover.
This was the first intervention.

As one, the Sentinels would be ready . . on . . 12-21-2012.


If . . . . . . . . Number Five could purge the oil from its machinery in time . .
to participate.



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 10:08 AM
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Part Five

The Law of water Displacement :

If the density of an object exceeds the density of water, the object
will sink.


( Buoyancy : The ability to rise to the surface, to float )



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 10:15 AM
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Part Six

There's talk that if they can't get this oil leak under control using modern
technology, an unconventional solution might be a nuclear bomb.


Has a species ever accidently killed off its saviors . . before they could save ?



The End . . . ?



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 06:14 PM
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reply to post by SIEGE
 


Alright SIEGE, I can take it no longer and I will post a reply to this incredible story even if you aren't done writing it. The question mark following the The End is driving me crazy! I hope I'm not interrupting your storyline and forgive me if I am but I have been waiting to reply and tell you that I enjoyed this story immensely! The time between posts and waiting has been tough for me because I love your stories. I really enjoyed it SIEGE thank you.



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 06:33 PM
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God please please carry on. I haven't seen this idea being entered and man, it is fabulous! Wow. I look forward to more of yous work.


 
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posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 06:46 PM
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I agree. This is fabulous.
Very Intriguing.
Well Done!



posted on Jun, 25 2010 @ 10:39 PM
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Aw man, even the ETs are like WTF!?!?! over this oil spill now.


We are so screwed.


Great Story Man, One thing tho if the ETs don't save the planet then number 5 is stuck down there and screwed with us.


DAMNED YOU BP!!!!!!



posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 09:28 AM
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Thank you all for your remarks. I was trying to show how one dangerous
event might affect another, ( if we don't fix the problem ).

We're ALL in this together, and so is our fragile world.



posted on Jun, 28 2010 @ 12:31 PM
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This is a very interesting plot line, Seige. New angle on the subject and could take us into many questions and many possibilities. Good work.




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