Downvoted because the bullet coming out unscathed is as unrealistic as Indiana Jones and the Lead-Lined Fridge.
Date: 06 Apr 2012 18:12
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They felt a sharp twinge of surprise, followed by the horror of recognition, then mindless fear as they each winked out in turn, overrun by a wave of decaying flesh.
Is this an established SCP?
This isn't the strongest concept, and therefore leans heavily on style, but it does it well, and therefore, upvoted by me. Nicely done.
Tiny YMMV nitpick / suggestion. I would change
But it was alien
But it was not human
or some variant of the above. Coz 'alien' doesn't necessarily imply 'wouldn't silently thank its captors'.
Still works without any change there, though.
I like it as alien, as it's apparent to mean 'alien to the concept of gratitude'.
Unless you assumed alien as 'extraterrestrial', which as far as I know, is not the only meaning.
And since we're on that, 'non human' doesn't necessarily imply ''wouldn't silently thank its captors', have you seen the non-human things the Foundation's got?
A lot of those non-human things could and would silently thank whoever rescued them =P