Fortune Cookie for Mice and Space Scoundrels


I found this in a recent fortune cookie:

When the mouse looks upon the cat, there must be an escape route nearby.

Much space opera depends on this being the case.

Published by Jason W. Ellis

I am an Associate Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology. Also, I coordinate the City Tech Science Fiction Collection, which holds more than 600 linear feet of magazines, anthologies, novels, and research publications.