Falcon Boy: Vol. 1: 35 ‘Pop Watch’ Part V


Doodah are wearing matching silver and purple spacesuits, complete with heavy moon boots and large glass space helmets, which they are holding under their arms. Each helmet is filled with water and has a shoal of tiny tropical fish flashing purple and silver as they swim frantically round and round.

Deirdre is the oldest member of Doodah and designs all their outfits herself. According to the Deirdre page in the Doodah Friendship Holiday Annual for Lifelong and Special Fans Like You, her favourite ready meal is also lasagne but she only eats the sauce and picks out the meat and the pasta. When not touring the world with Doodah, Deirdre likes to go out onto the streets in disguise and surprise people at bus stops and supermarkets.

‘You should see their faces,’ she says, ‘when I tell them that they knew it was me all along but they were just too shy to approach me.’

She smiles at Camera Twelve.

‘We all talk about what we want to wear and then I go away and think about it and then come back to tell the band what I have thought about. That way, we all know what’s going on and then someone else goes away and makes our outfits.’

I’m pretty sure that there is much more that Deirdre wants to say but Bright Diamond looks at his watch and Camera Six cuts back to Camera One.

‘Well how’s that, then? Ka-boooey!’ booms Bright Diamond. ‘Welcome to the end of yet another show.’ Doodah dematerialise and the set changes again. Bright Diamond is now floating deep underwater.

‘There you go, Pop Watchers, an exclusive interview with Doodah ahead of tonight’s homecoming concert.’ Bright Diamond pretends to swim a stroke.

‘Well how’s that, then? Ka-boooey!’

The screen fades to darkness and the theme tune begins again.

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

Pop Watch, Pop Watch, Wanna Watch, Pop Watch

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Author: Barnaby Taylor

Inspired by his passion for films and video games, Barnaby Taylor loves writing dystopian science fiction and horror. He has recently written the VIRO series about a gang of teenagers struggling to survive in a world overrun by the infected. There are currently three books in the series and Book Four is on the way. VIRO is rapidly infecting the Amazon charts and gaining rave reviews along the way. Here's one of the latest reviews: 'I found myself sucked right into the characters and never-ending action and gore page after page. I very rarely buy books, but immediately purchased number two which I found equally as engrossing. Yesterday I bought book three in the VIRO series and instead of a good night's sleep I've got red eyes and a need for Red Bull! Fantastic series for all my zombie lovers out there!' Book One is currently FREE to download at the following links: http://bit.ly/VIRO1UKKindle http://bit.ly/VIROBOOK1 Barnaby posts weekly updates on his writing on his blog and you can follow these updates at www.falconboy.ie. You can also find him on Twitter @BarnabyFTaylor.

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