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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Emergence 3.0 - Section Two, The Continuum; Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary; Chapter Two, Eruption


Emergence 3.0
A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Day 093, Tuesday
April 3rd, 2018

Chapter Two: Eruption

When Jim discovered Earth, and began to Observe the people living there, he was astonished to see the state they were in.

The colonists on Earth had fallen in culture, descending from spacefarer to hunter-gatherer.

Whatever vestiges of technology they had salvaged on their arrival, were kept in use for as long as they were functional, long past the time that the mechanics were understood. When they ceased to function all together, they were either salvaged and repurposed, or turned into objects of veneration, becoming totems and idols.

This was something new, no other civilization had experienced this. The Continuum was fascinated by their devolution. Jim spent many years trying to gather their stories, and find the records of their transformation, anything that would aid him in the recreation of a narrative.

Even before this work could be done a natural disaster struck. A massive volcano in Earth’s Southern Ocean blew, in what was essentially a terminal event for most living things.

The human civilization that had been stable, was now nearly destroyed.

All the people were left with were vague memories, stories of lost glory, barely remembered in the snipits of myths they had captured. Their oral histories were all that was left to tell the tale of where they had come from, maps of their journeys passed on through stargazing.

Jim was dumfounded.

He would have tried to prevent the disaster if he could, but Earth was so remote that the kind of material support he would need to mitigate the volcano would have taken thousands of years to arrive. Just as it had taken him thousands of years to get here.

While material support was far off, he had the means to transport his consciousness back to the central planet in an instant. To give his reports and to receive direction from the Continuum.

That is what he did. The entire Collective was riveted by what was taking place on Earth, it resonated with the group consciousness, as eerie reminders of their own lost past.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

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



Emergence 2.0
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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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
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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Emergence 2.0
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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Friday, April 8, 2016

Emergence: Section Two, The Continuum; Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary, Collected Chapters



The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter One: Ordinary
Pt. 13, Ch. 01
Jim was an Observer, he spent ages on Earth; watching the culture emerge from the children of the ancient explorers.
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The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Two: Eruption
Pt. 13, Ch. 02
Earth had fallen; from spacefarer to hunter. Continuum was fascinated. Then the volcano nearly wiped everything out.
#Emergence

The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Three: Family
Pt. 13, Ch. 03
The Observer bonded with a family; led them in the dark time. He gave them a virus that changed them in subtle ways.
#Emergence

The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Four: Tribes
Pt. 13, Ch. 04
Strong-new tribes formed. Jim mingled with different ones in each generation; differentiating them from one another.
#Emergence

The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Five: Love
Pt. 13, Ch. 05
Love was manufactured in humans with a retro-virus, a parasite blending utility, compassion, and desire. It was art.
#Emergence

The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Six: Music
Pt. 13, Pt. 06
It began with rhythm, a code fixed in the genes; uniting humanity. It was the drum beat. The Continuum was obsessed.
#Emergence

The Revolutionary; Part Thirteen,
Chapter Seven: Purpose

Pt. 13, Ch. 07
Jim knew that it was only a matter of time before the next cataclysm and he deeply desired to save humanity from it.
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Emergence:
Section Two, The Continuum
Part Thirteen, The Revolutionary
Collected Chapters
Section 02, The Continuum
Part 13, The Revolutionary
Chapters
01 Ordinary
02 Eruption
03 Family
04 Tribes
05 Love
06 Music
07 Purpose
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#SuperShortFiction
#365SciFi
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