Here is the silly story my niece and I came up with for her Gishwhes project. Keep in mind we only had 140 words to work with!! (NOTE: Quaerere Consilium is Latin for Portal Device)
Misha fell from the wormhole. His eyes cleared. He was kneeling in front of Mary of
Teck, Queen of England in Sol’s alternate universe.
“Our prayers have been answered!” She exclaimed. “The wizard has come!"
“I am no wizard.” Misha glanced at his Quaerere Consilium. “Just a traveler from…”
“Silence!” She ordered. Her mascot, the dreaded Elopus, rose on eight tentacles creeping
toward Misha. “Ride Elopus to the lake. There you will dispatch of the monster within.” A grin spread across her face. “If you fail, you will die.”
Grinning, he rose, mounted the creature, and touched the Consilium. The room filled with
light, and the two vanished.
Laughing, the Keeper of the Intergalactic Zoo handed the credit chip to Misha. “We
thought Elopus was a myth!”
Smiling, Misha poked the Consilium and vanished. His next victim awaited