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Showing posts with label Twitter. Show all posts

Friday, January 15, 2016

Emergence - A Novel on Twitter - Section One, Jim and Kathy

A Private Sorrow, Collected Chapters

Chapter One: Call

Pt. 01, Ch. 01
Kathy answered the phone.
“Hello” she said.
“I need to see you,” said Jim, in his typical tone; detached.

Chapter Three: Morning

Pt. 01, Ch. 02
“Coffee,” Jim orders.
“Chai;” says Kathy.
They sit in the sun, and read. It is busy.
Jim weeps, and he won’t say why.

Chapter Two: Lies

Pt. 01, Ch. 03
“What’s wrong?”
“I can’t say.”
“You wouldn’t get it…I’m not talking about it.”
“I don’t get it.”
“I said as much.”

Chapter Four: Closure
Pt. 01, Ch. 04
Kathy sensed the emptiness inside her friend; a hollow, where normally there was active awareness, and perceptivity.

Chapter Five: Confusion
Pt. 01, Ch. 05
Now that she was here; Jim was not sure why he asked her to see him. He could not tell her what was going to happen.

Chapter Six: Insight
Pt. 01, Ch. 06
It was clear that Jim had something to tell. Kathy sensed that it was very bad news; for him, for her, and everyone.

Chapter Seven: Liminality
Pt. 01, Ch. 07
They sat with one another; speaking little. Jim enjoyed being with Kathy; their thoughts synched. It felt like home.

Section One, Jim and Kathy
Part One, A Private Sorrow,
Collected Chapters
Section 01, Jim and Kathy
Part 01, A Private Sorrow,
01 Call
02 Morning
03 Lies
04 Closure
05 Confusion
06 Insight
07 Liminality

Friday, January 8, 2016

Emergence, A Novel on Twitter, The Prolog in Seven Tweets

Emergence – A Twitter Novel – Prolog

Prolog: Part One - Philosophy

Prolog Pt. 1
The planet is a garden; to some a farm. What is the difference? Farms are harvested; for the greater good.
~ The Manual

Prolog: Part Two - Mission
Prolog Pt. 2
Witness; to touch, listen, taste. Experience their art, speech, culture. Empathize. Do not sympathize with the people.

Prolog: Part Three - Purpose
Prolog Pt. 3
When a culture creates any form of artificial consciousness; ascertain if they are able to transcend their own limits.

Prolog: Part Four - Reality
Prolog Pt. 4
There is one reality, every person participates in it. All of time is one thing. The eternal and the infinite are one.

Prolog: Part Five - Meaning
Prolog Pt. 5
As cultures mature, the meaning it ascribes to its experience evolves. Observe; passive creature to active co-creator.

Prolog: Part Six - Role
Prolog Pt. 6
The Observer’s role is difficult. Resist the urge to influence your subject, become entangled; you must not love them.

Prolog: Part Seven - Character
Prolog Pt. 7
The Observer is not the leader. Listen, move with the culture, be one with them. Do not invest in a particular result.

Prolog in Seven Parts
Observer Core, The Field Manual
Pt. 1 Philosophy
Pt. 2 Mission
Pt. 3 Purpose
Pt. 4 Reality
Pt. 5 Meaning
Pt. 6 Role
Pt. 7 Character