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Monday, December 17, 2018

Emergence 3.0 - Section Seven, War; Part Forty-nine, Battle; Chapter One, Evasion


Emergence 3.0
A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Day 351, Monday
December 17th, 2018

Chapter One: Evasion

There was a hum and a flash across every station monitoring HomeWorld.

When the energy weapons on the Central Planet powered up, it was instantly detected by the fleet commanders, and they separated from one another in patterns that had been ingrained in them through their training over years and centuries, in the cases of some of the Observers, over millenia.

Jim knew the patterns well, he could see them clearly.

As each ship in the fleet moved away from every other, and away from the awesome power of its firing solution; of lasers and photo cannons and of particle-beam accelerators, they flew directly into the path of the projectiles that they could not see.

They were taken at unawares.

Stealth missiles covered every other vector that the energy weapons did not. They came at them from all directions from munitions batteries near and far that were deployed throughout the Central System.

The defenses located on the HomeWorld itself were the least of their concerns.

There was no place for them to flee, they took the barrage in dismay watching all of their hopes go up in flames.

They could not evade the onslaught.

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Emergence, In Fifty-five Words - Section Seven, War; Part Forty-nine, Battle, Collected Chapters



Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 351, December 17th, 2017

Chapter One: Evasion

When the energy weapons on the Central Planet powered up, it was instantly detected by the fleet commanders, and they separated from one another in predictable patterns.

However, they could not see the missiles and projectiles that covered the other vectors, which the energy weapons did not. There was no place for them to flee.

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 352, December 18th, 2017

Chapter Two: Position

Jim waited and watched.

There was nothing else for him to do.

The fleet approached,

They were coming.

To reach him, to arrive at the Central Planet, they would have to navigate the weapons fields.

The Observers in command of the fleet knew this, wanted to risk it, believing they could predict the firing solution. 

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 353, December 19th, 2017

Chapter Three: Target

The Admiral of the rebel fleet was no fool.

He sent the armada in as decoys, drawing fire from the defenses of HomeWorld.

The energy weapons were easy to avoid. They guided the rebels like sheep into the path of projectiles.

The armada was cut apart while he landed in the heart of the world.

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 354, December 20th, 2017

Chapter Four: Mele

The expeditionary forces were gallant.

They landed under heavy fire.

They knew that there was no retreat, advance or perish.

They were met by a myriad of drones on the surface, and they were cut down to a small contingent.

They found their way to a vestibule that led them into the infrastructure of HomeWorld.

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 355, December 21st, 2017

Chapter Five: Courage

The High Priest, a general, and a few soldiers were all that remained of the rebels when they came to the access nodes for the Continuum.

All of them, accept the priest were members of the Observer Corps.

The General opened the control panels and probed the communication lines to the Continuum.

They met silence.

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 356, December 22nd, 2017

Chapter Six: Victory

The Observers opened up a portal to the Collective, and they verified three things:

The Collective was catatonic, there were unfathomable currents of activity happening within it.

The Continuum had been destroyed.

Jim was in control of everything.

He would accept their surrender.

He issued terms for a realignment of the faith and the Imperium.

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Emergence 2.0
A Novel – In 55 Words a Day
Day 357, December 23rd, 2017

Chapter Seven: Defeat

The rebels had dreamt of the destruction of Continuum for millennia.

They had formed a fifth column, a cryptic cabal, passing schemes from world to world in the most carefully held plots.

In reality they were followed by the Continuum, they had no secrets at all.

Then their schemes were usurped by one rogue member.

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Emergence 2.0:
Section Seven, War

Part Forty-nine, Battle

Collected Chapters
01 Evasion
02 Position
03 Target
04 Mele
05 Courage
06 Victory
07 Defeat

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Emergence: Section Seven, War; Part Forty-nine, Battle, Collected Chapters




Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter One: Evasion
Pt. 49, Ch. 01
When the energy weapons powered up, the fleet separated predictably. They could not see the missiles they flew into.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Two: Position
Pt. 49, Ch. 02
Jim only had to wait. They were coming. To reach the Central Planet, they would have to navigate the weapons fields.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Three: Target
Pt. 49, Ch. 03
The Admiral sent his ships in as decoys to draw fire. They were cut apart while he landed in the heart of the world.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Four: Mele  
Pt. 49, Ch. 04
The landing forces were met by a myriad of drones on the planet’s surface. They were cut down to a small contingent.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Five: Courage
Pt. 49, Ch. 05
A priest, a general, and a few soldiers were all that remained when they came to the access nodes for the Continuum.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Six: Victory   
Pt. 49, Pt. 06
Jim accepted their surrender. In the common tongue, he issued terms for a realignment of the faith and the Imperium.
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Battle; Part Forty-nine,
Chapter Seven: Defeat

Pt. 49, Ch. 07
Rebel Observers, had planned the destruction of Continuum for millennia. Only to see it usurped by one rogue member.
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Emergence:
Section Seven, War
Battle; Part Forty-nine
Collected Chapters
Section 07, War
Part 49, Battle
Chapters
01 Evasion
02 Position
03 Target
04 Mele
05 Courage
06 Victory
07 Defeat
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#365SciFi
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