Title

A new variation on Cold Slither.

by Fanfic Fetishist
Storyline G.I.Joe
Characters Cobra Commander Destro The Baroness
Category
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    "...a new variation on the Cold Slither scheme," he said, nodding smugly.

    The looks of disgust and confusion on the faces of Destro, the Baroness, Interrogator, Firefly, Zartan, Major Bludd, Overkill, Tomax, Xamot, and Doctor Mindbender would have been hilarious to anyone watching.  Cobra Commander just took it all in stride.  "Hear me out," he said, turning to the monitor.  He pressed a button, and images of music idols such as Justin Beiber, Josh Groban, and dozens of others appeared on screen.  "The popularity of music today, as well as reality TV, has conquered the world far better than any army could.  The entertainment industry rules everything.  Hell, that SOPA nonsense would have sealed the deal if the Internet didn't rebel on them."  

    Cobra Commander then called up images of various Cobra officers and soldiers.  "My proposal is this," he said, "We start our OWN music company, and place subliminal messages in everything.  But we do it subtly, using only our best singers to do it.  Nothing even remotely snake themed."

    THAT surprised everyone.  Cobra Commander liked to slap a snake motif on everything.  And they were also surprised to find several of themselves up on the list of best singers.  

    "Commander... How do you propose we do this?" Baroness asked.  "I'm flattered that you think so highly of my voice, but it takes time for stardom to take off."  

    "Raptor's figured it all out," Cobra Commander said.  "That bird brain is finally useful.  We'll promote the hell out of the great singers, such as yourself and Destro, and 'arrange' to have all of the 'just really good' singers put on American Idol, each one wearing a device designed to spread Cobra's message across the globe.  

    He pressed a button, images of advertisements featuring Baroness and Destro in various positions, some romantic, some sexually teasing.  Destro grunted, glad at least that the Commander would still let him wear a metal mask, not wanting to dishonor his ancestors.  

    "...Do you really think this will work?" he said.  

    Cobra Commander just grinned beneath his mask, chuckling.

    Seven months later, the entire world was talking about the new music idols out there.  The Diamond Twins, Darrin and Nirrad, were tearing up the charts with their pop style, completely overshadowing the younger Justin Beiber completely.  Anya Contessa was the hottest new female singer out there, her talented voice capable of doing everything from bubblegum pop to opera.  And the mysterious Iron Phantom, who's real name was a mystery even to the hungry paparazzi, melted the hearts of millions with his beautiful operatic voice, his female fans creaming themselves when they heard his light Scottish accent.  There were rumors that he was going to be cast in an episode of Doctor Who soon.  

    Meanwhile, America prepared for the newest American Idol.  The contestants were all older than what they were used to seeing, but the auditions all proved to be exciting.  It looked to be a great season...

    In the background, a growing discontent with the American government was rising.  No one ever made the connection between the fact that the discontent really started to pick up shortly after the Diamond Twins, Anya Contessa, and Iron Phantom burst onto the musical scene...


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gothamalleyviper - 8/20/2017 9:54 PM
So had a thought, What if Robin 2 (Jason Todd) was Jennifer Todd but was still a Robin and not a Batgirl?
Gorel - 8/20/2017 2:49 PM
Stumbo, if you want to add to Going Native you are more than welcome. :)
ESchorcho - 8/19/2017 10:56 AM
GAV, I loved your chapters. The storyline has a lot of potential. As for ruleradvent's addition, I'm confused. Don't get me wrong, it was well written but it doesn't seem to flow from the other chapters. Am I missing something?
gothamalleyviper - 8/18/2017 1:52 PM
Any feed back is welcome.
Gorel - 8/17/2017 7:17 AM
Phew... Been a while. Let me know if anyone wants to add or give feedback.
exidor455 - 8/15/2017 8:27 AM
No prob ESchorcho - just laying out some options for where things could go next. I hope you get time to write something soon. :)
ESchorcho - 8/15/2017 6:25 AM
Thanks for adding to the Mephisto storyline, exidor455 and great work! I'll try to work on chapters coming up here. I've been pretty busy recently but will try to write something for it.
exidor455 - 8/15/2017 1:28 AM
I'm having a go at getting SSSL/Mephisto moving again. :)
colleem - 8/13/2017 1:36 AM
@King :) Everything works here (execpt the Homepage itself^^) The only wish i had would be a writer that puts some effort into the Story. Background length character depth and so on :)
exidor455 - 8/12/2017 6:07 PM
Sorry Ruleradvent, I was a bit shitty there. But I hate non-chapters. If you're going to write something, write something. :)



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