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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Emergence, In Fifty-five Words - Section Seven, War; Part Forty-eight, Strategy, Collected Chapters



Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 344, December 10th, 2017

Chapter One: Objective

Jim watched the drama unfold, gathering data from a million instruments.

The battle was spectacular, the movements of the fleet, the surprise, the gallantry, and the courage, it was a work of art.

His aim was to draw the fleet in toward the Central Planet, as close as possible, and then grind it to nothing.

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A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 345, December 11th, 2017

Chapter Two: Deployment

The rebel ambush of the imperial fleet was over.

Their victory was absolute.

They took no quarter.

The destroyed every ship in the armada whose commanders were not with them from the outset, regardless of whether they tried to surrender.

Now the rebels had no other plan, accept to deploy the fleet against the Continuum.

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Day 346, December 12th, 2017

Chapter Three: Maneuver

The Continuum was paralyzed.

The majority of the Collective had been shocked into catatonia.

Those members who were not blacked out, were bewildered.

This left Jim free to direct the defenses of the Central Planet.

He confirmed the threat approaching in the form of the rebel fleet, and he placed the defenses on auto pilot.

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Day 347, December 13th, 2017

Chapter Four: Code

In the rebel fleet every senior commander was a member of the Observer Corps, all except one, the high priest, who gave his blessing to the whole affair.

These Observers betrayed the people of the Empire, the Continuum, and the Collective out of opportunism.

They had no code.

They were striving for glory, and autonomy.

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Day 348, December 14th, 2017

Chapter Five: Deception

Jim absolutely opposed the Continuum and its Empire.

He despised it, the oppressive, artificial, all-consuming cowardice of it.

He intended to wipe the entire thing away.

To replace it with something that would reignite the passion of the Ancient People for freedom and exploration.

He allowed the fleet in, just so it could be eliminated.

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Day 349, December 15th, 2017

Chapter Six: Decipher

Jim engaged the programs that were established to monitor the strength and health of the HomeWorld.

Every reading confirmed a collapse of the Continuum.

The Observers in command of the rebel fleet were able to scan this as well.

It emboldened them, but the fleet could not scan the weapons systems that were targeting it.

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Day 350, December 16th, 2017

Chapter Seven: Engagement

Jim reveled in his victory.

As he watched the rebel fleet approach he wanted nothing more than to destroy it, to crush it, to send the survivors back with the knowledge that it was he who had defeated them.

He wanted credit and acknowledgment from the Observer corps and any other survivors from the Collective.

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Section Seven, War

Part Forty-eight, Strategy

Collected Chapters
01 Objective
02 Deployment
03 Maneuver
04 Code
05 Deception
06 Decipher
07 Engagement

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