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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Emergence, In Fifty-five Words - Section Two, The Continuum; Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary, Collected Chapters



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A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 092, April 2nd, 2017

Chapter One: Ordinary

Jim wanted to be as far from the Continuum as possible. He spent ages in the Imperial fleet tracking down the lost colonies, subtly guiding the investigations, most of which led to graveyards.

Planet Earth was the end. He settled in, and watched a new culture emerge from the lost children of the Ancient explorers.

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Day 093, April 3rd, 2017

Chapter Two: Eruption

The colonists on Earth had fallen from spacefarer to hunter.

The Continuum was fascinated by their devolution, and then the volcano in Indonesia wiped everything out.

All the people were left with was a vague memory of their former glory, captured in the snipits of myths, and the maps that were passed on through stargazing.

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Day 094, April 4th, 2017

Chapter Three: Family

It was standard operating procedure for the Observer to bond with a family, Jim followed it.

He led them in the dark time, when the sun was not visible for years, leading them to sources of food, and water, and shelter.

He protected them.

He gave them a virus that changed them in subtle ways.

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Day 095, April 5th, 2017

Chapter Four: Tribes

Strong-new tribes formed after the cataclysm. Jim mingled with different groups in each generation, differentiating them from one another with subtle alterations in their breeding.

He guided them across the continents to key places, where they could evolve independently.

This kind of intervention was forbidden, but he discovered a way to hide his clandestine activity.

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Day 096, April 6th, 2017

Chapter Five: Love

Love, altruism, on a certain level these are chemical process, the capacity for which depends on a sequence of amino acids, proteins, and enzymes. These building blocks were augmented in humans with a retro-virus, a parasite, blending its genetic code with its host. It fomented a utilitarian blending of compassion, and desire.

It was art.

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Day 097, April 7th, 2018

Chapter Six: Music

The collective memory began with rhythm, and became a code fixed in the genes. It united all of the human tribes. It was the drum beat, and that was the back bone of the story through which they all narrated their shared history.

The universal archetypes flowed from there.

The Collective was obsessed their music.

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Day 098, April 8th, 2017

Chapter Seven: Purpose

Jim knew that it was only a matter of time before the next cataclysmic event.

Every planet with a molten core experienced them.

No one knew how the Ancients dealt with these, before they reached the stars.

For the technologically advanced the science was not a problem. He deeply desired to save humanity from it.

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Section Two, The Continuum

Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary

Collected Chapters

01 Ordinary
02 Eruption
03 Family
04 Tribes
05 Love
06 Music
07 Purpose

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