Emergence 1.0 – Section Five (A), Jim; Appendix Part Two, Society, Collected Chapters

Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 01, Guide

Jim took his time. He planted stories in the imagination of the people he lived with, preparing them generation in advance to go to certain places, to fulfil his requirements.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 02, Counselor

Jim made himself indispensable to queens and emperors, weaving stories into every culture that functioned like auto-hypnosis, his charges could not help but respond to.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 03, Seer

Jim constructed paradigms for myth, archetypes that he translated across the globe, into every language and every culture, through the imagery in his narrative he formed a way.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 04, Sage

Jim inserted himself into every mythology. He created a role for the wise man, a man standing apart from the power that organized the social structures; the sage, the prophet.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 05, Scientist

Jim experimented relentlessly. He was careful not to let his research advance the state of human technology too rapidly. He feared that would lead to his being discovered.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 06, Spymaster

Jim became adept at all the tools of spy craft. He established secret societies that monitored every aspect of human government, religion and the agents of the Continuum.

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Appendix Pt. 02, Society; Ch. 07, Servant

Jim positioned himself as an administrator, a servant of governments world-wide, as a specialist, a functionary, problem solver as the indispensable man. He was good at it.

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Section Five (a), Jim

Appendix Part Two, Society

01 Guide
02 Counselor
03 Seer
04 Sage
05 Scientist
06 Spymaster
07 Servant


Emergence 3.0 – Section Five, 92835670100561474; Part Twenty-nine, Identity; Chapter Four, Remembering

Emergence 3.0
A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Day 214, Thursday
August 2nd, 2018

Chapter Four: Remembering

Upon awakening Jim remembered.

He remembered everything.

He recalled his life before he succumbed to the great sleep.

He remembered life before Continuum.

He remembered everything he had ever been, seen or done.

The great sleep may have been nothing, more or less than the gathering of his memories, like spinning wool into thread.

He felt a great sense of loneliness, of distance between himself and the Collective.

He was alien to it.

He had crossed a vast expanse of time, and emerged from it a changed person.

From his new position, he saw the Continuum as a catastrophe on an epic scale, embroiling the entire Collective in a tragedy that stretched across the galaxy, consuming everything that it touched.

There were a million worlds, and countless billions of people caught up in the machinations of an artificial consciousness, a computer algorithm whose plastic intelligence was bent on legitimizing itself as a unique being.

He began to plan.

He employed a patience that he had never possessed before he entered the great sleep, quietly testing and probing the limits of the machinery of the central planet, every structure that housed and held and harbored the Collective.

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