A Novel – In One Page Per Day
Sunday, May 5th, 2019
Chapter Three: Foment
They were perpetually exposed.
The Observers could not foment revolution against the Continuum directly, they were forced to work through proxies, to lay plans generations in advance, to hide their motivations behind a screen of misdirection and false intentions
The Continuum knew them intimately and their duty to return to HomeWorld exposed their consciousness to it, and to the Collective in its entirety.
They were the most closely watched group of people anywhere within reach of the Continuum’s influence. They were spied upon by living agents and mechanical devices; filmed, recorded, tracked.
There was no escaping it.
They could not oppose the Continuum or the Collective directly, therefore they worked against the Empire, which the Collective fed on, like a parasite on its host.
The Empire was comprised of a million worlds, which to the rebel, represented a million targets to choose from.
They sought to weaken the Collective, and to poison the Continuum through an endless barrage of attacks, and propaganda.
It targeted the Imperial cult.
The rebels engaged in propaganda to undermine the rule of the priestly class, seeking to expose them at every opportunity for the despots they were. The generated conflict among its members, and attacked them covertly.
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