Emergence 3.0 – Section Five (a), Jim; Appendix Part Six, Approach; Chapter Two, Identifying

Emergence 3.0
A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Saturday, March 9th, 2019

Chapter Two: Identifying

There were moments in history when Jim thought he had found the individual he was looking for, but the timing was not right, he could not engineer the crises he required in time to take advantage of their gifts, if those gifts could be fully developed; a prince in the Himalayas, a fisherman in Palestine, a camel driver in Arabia, separated from each other by hundreds of years. The timing was never right.

His work was like sifting the sand of the ocean floor or the full harvest of finely milled flour through an equally fine meshed screen. He needed to touch every particle, to look at each one as it passed through the sieve.

Jim built systems into the social fabric, systems of reporting that allowed him to identify those who carried the genetic structures he was looking for, to build upon them.

He did not have to rely on his network of spies and informants for this. The reporting simply bubbled-up. He learned to take greater efforts in concealing the lives of these extraordinary peoples.

A trait in the Iris, the contour of an earlobe, the shape of a thumb, the texture of hair, physical traits that marked a new born child as distinct, they were the talk of the village, and news carried fast.

Investigators would be dispensed.

Cognitive testing followed, and depending on the results, Jim would place an emissary of some type close to the individual; to protect them, to watch over them, sometimes they would be as intimate as a teacher or a private tutor, at other time they might simply be a remote benefactor.

These were always extraordinary people, it was difficult to contain their fame, they had a deep connection to their world and their people through the cynergenic field, they might also be blessed with great physical beauty, strength and power.

Jim would often attempt to hide them, to secure their genetic material for his breeding program, to hide their offspring if he could.

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