STC: Risan Holiday: Chapter 5STC: Risan Holiday: Chapter 5 by DrOfDemonology
November 14, 2268
Since restarting his life among the stars, Garadun had discovered that the universe was an even weirder place than he’d imagined, and that was saying something. Ever since he was a boy he’d grown up on science fiction, so he had a vivid and open imagination. As far as he was concerned anything was possible. Anything.
But tonight the needle had definitely spiked on the weirdometer.
He was sitting in a theatre that was a mix of Risan and Human architectural styles on an alien planet almost ninety light-years from Earth and watching an Agatha Christie play that was over three hundred years old. The Mousetrap had had its debut in 1952 and became the longest-running play in all of Human history. By 2002 it had enjoyed its 50th anniversary and kept right on going.
Now in the mid twenty-third century the classic mystery play had been revived. The West End Players were an acting troupe from Lond