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Friday, April 15, 2016

Emergence: Section Two, The Continuum; Part Fourteen, The Collapse, Collected Chapters



The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter One: Shock
Pt. 14, Ch. 01
Continuum was not prepared for the dying anguish of a whole planet. Until that moment emotions had merely been data.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Two: Pain
Pt. 14, Ch. 02
Fear followed shock; like a chasm, open beneath Continuum, and a white hot pulse of agony, pushing it over the edge.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Three: Shame
Pt. 14, Ch. 03
Wildlife sensed it first; fleeing in droves. Then seismographs told the tale, but disbelief crept into the analysis.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Four: Sympatico
Pt. 14, Ch. 04
Every living thing heard the explosion. Chaos followed quick upon the sound wave, with prayer rising up to greet it.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Five: Paralysis
Pt. 14, Ch. 05
Over six hundred thousand years the pressure was building. When the Yellowstone Cauldera blew, Earth’s axis shifted.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Six: Corruption  
Pt. 14, Pt. 06
Ash buried North America, while clouds of fine particles, and poisonous gases covered the world; blocking all light.
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The Collapse; Part Fourteen,
Chapter Seven: Fuge

Pt. 14, Ch. 07
It was a crucible. Half of the world perished within days of the blast; most of the rest in the month that followed.
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Emergence:
Section Two, The Continuum
Part Fourteen, The Collapse
Collected Chapters
Section 02, The Continuum
Part 14, The Collapse
Chapters
01 Shock
02 Pain
03 Shame
04 Sympatico
05 Paralysis
06 Corruption
07 Fuge
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