The Twelve Days of Christmas, (WISB Science Fiction and Fantasy 2009 Remix)

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We science fiction and fantasy fans don’t have enough Christmas songs to keep us happy. So, I submit to you my 2009 SF/F version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Enjoy:
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
An accidental time traveler.
On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Two different Spocks,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spocks,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spocks,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spocks,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Eight transforming robots,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Nine voodoo dolls,
Eight transforming robots,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Ten insect-like aliens,
Nine voodoo dolls,
Eight transforming robots,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Eleven blue giants
Ten insect-like aliens,
Nine voodoo dolls,
Eight transforming robots,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me,
Twelve humanoid Cylons,
Eleven blue giants
Ten insect-like aliens,
Nine voodoo dolls,
Eight transforming robots,
Seven braindead vampires,
Six fledgling wizards,
Five Terminators,
Four furry monsters,
Three neutron bombs,
Two different Spock’s,
And an accidental time traveler.

There you have it. Have fun singing it around your family!

About the Author:

Shaun Duke is an aspiring writer, a reviewer, and an academic. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Florida studying science fiction, postcolonialism, posthumanism, and fantasy.

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