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12: Alternative Facts: Natural Medicine

“Physician, heal thyself.” —  Luke 4:23 It’s a caution: of the boogey. “Beware the Nats.” The old tales say. “They carry the Novax.” Back cycles ago, no other chill was strongest than a call, or word of Novax. Fore the … Continue reading

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11: Alternative Facts: Among The Populii

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” — William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 3.2. Bowing the knee. Showing the Old Ways. That’s what you want to we to see. I glean better. Welcome to the Free Sancts of Amarak. That’s we. Not … Continue reading

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10: Alternative Facts: Summer Camp

“Sometimes by losing a battle, you find a way to win the war.” — Donald Trump and Tony Schwartz, The Art of the Deal You’re back. You came to us, to the Badlands fore, cause you wanted our historia. Our … Continue reading

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9: Alternative Facts: Beyond the Wall

“But one man’s golem once grew so tall, and he heedlessly let him keep on growing so long that he could no longer reach his forehead.” — Jakob Grimm, Zeitung für Einsiedler (“Journal for Hermits”) I was a Llang. I … Continue reading

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7: Alternative Facts: Our Secret

“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind…” — Hosea 8:7 You’ve met with the Elders of the Hidden Festive. They have given you your orders as an Eagle-Eye, a Specular, in the Interface, doing the … Continue reading

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6: Alternative Facts: View From the Badlands

“Yet we toiled and stopped the blight, prevented the subsidence, making our foundations good. Our excavations gradually uncovering the future, archeology staged in reverse, we were the Builders of Tomorrow.” — Alan Moore, Miracleman Book Three: Olympus We fled cycles … Continue reading

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5: Alternative Facts: The Cycle

“The revolution will not be televised …” — Gil Scott-Heron The Disunity began the lightning rod. And now it continues to the benefit of the State. We lead the Tripartite of the Repolitik, the Three Parties of Amarak, for a … Continue reading

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