Emergence: Section Five, 92835670100561474; Collected Parts

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Part Twenty-nine, Identity

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 29, Identity

Chapters

01 Sleep

02 Awakening

03 The Collective

04 Remembering

05 Primordial-Self

06 Id

07 Ego

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter One: Sleep

Pt. 29, Ch. 01

There was darkness; a placid ocean under the black shroud. Silent, yet shifting; it pulsed like the forgotten heart.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Two: Awakening

Pt. 29, Ch. 02

He awoke in the dark place where his consciousness was sequestered; awoke in the current of all the others with him.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Three: The Collective

Pt. 29, Ch. 03

He could feel the collective pressing in on him; sensing his own distinctiveness in a way that no one else ever had.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Four: Remembering  

Pt. 29, Ch. 04

As he awoke Jim remembered; life before the great sleep. Before the Continuum; he remembered everything. He planned.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Five: Primordial-Self

Pt. 29, Ch. 05

Differentiation begins with the desire to continue; as an individual, not merely a member of the collective. I am I.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Six: Id  

Pt. 29, Pt. 06

A drive was building in the depths of his self; to taste, and to see, to feel the touch of flesh, of wind, and heat.

#Emergence

 

Identity; Part Twenty-nine,

Chapter Seven: Ego

 

Pt. 29, Ch. 07

From sleep in the deep-dark, undulating ocean of pre-consciousness he awoke, was recognized; a lost brother, reborn.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Translation; Part Thirty

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 30, Translation

Chapters

01 Loss

02 Absolution

03 Convergence

04 Adrift

05 Permeation

06 Collective

07 Remnant

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter One: Loss

Pt. 30, Ch. 01

Loss overwhelmed him. As he regained his senses, he was inundated by the knowledge of what he lost in the big sleep.

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Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Two: Absolution

Pt. 30, Ch. 02

Emerging from the well of consciousness, he was reborn. The dread, and malaise he took with him to sleep, were gone.

#Emergence

 

Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Three: Convergence

Pt. 30, Ch. 03

His return was met with shock; surprise, if such a feeling could be ascribed to the Continuum. It was unprecedented.

#Emergence

 

Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Four: Adrift  

Pt. 30, Ch. 04

After returning he was isolated. First there was curiosity, then nothing. He could not share the collective concern.

#Emergence

 

Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Five: Permeation

Pt. 30, Ch. 05

The desire of the Continuum filled him; fascination with trivia, frivolity, and the deep emotions they delighted in.

#Emergence

 

Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Six: Collective  

Pt. 30, Pt. 06

Democracy; the group mind had a gravity that pulled individual members into it, capturing them in a form of bondage.

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Translation; Part Thirty,

Chapter Seven: Remnant

 

Pt. 30, Ch. 07

Jim was a curiosity; out of synch with the Collective. He was a fragment of history from an epoch without relevance.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Silence; Part Thirty-one

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 31, Silence

Chapters

01 Paralysis

02 Erosion

03 Crucible

04 Hearing

05 Seeing

06 Feeling

07 Being

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter One: Paralysis

Pt. 31, Ch. 01

He was forgotten, drifting unseen by the collective; removed from their consumptive orgies of vicarious experiences.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Two: Erosion

Pt. 31, Ch. 02

His bond to the Collective faded; to their values, and fears. It was a new life; awake to himself, but dead to them.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Three: Crucible

Pt. 31, Ch. 03

Coming from the great sleep was like passing through the eye of a needle. His essence changed. He became a catalyst.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Four: Hearing  

Pt. 31, Ch. 04

He sensed the current of thought pulsing through the collective and the deeper current of the sleepers. It woke him.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Five: Seeing

Pt. 31, Ch. 05

He learned to do the impossible; to penetrate the experiences field of the others in the Collective. He was shocked.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Six: Feeling  

Pt. 31, Pt. 06

No one was to return from the sleep. Upon waking; he was more than one. He was entangled in every part of the whole.

#Emergence

 

Silence; Part Thirty-one,

Chapter Seven: Being

 

Pt. 31, Ch. 07

He knew that he was not the person he was when went into the great sleep. The essence of the Collective was now his.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 32, Abnegation

Chapters

01 Penalty

02 Release

03 Nothing

04 Peace

05 Freedom

06 Purpose

07 Destruction

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter One: Penalty

Pt. 32, Ch. 01

In time he was discovered; entering the experiences of others, a taboo none thought could be crossed. He was jailed.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Two: Release

Pt. 32, Ch. 02

The Collective recognized his uniqueness; took responsibility for abandoning him after he had awoken, and freed him.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Three: Nothing

Pt. 32, Ch. 03

Before The Collective gave judgement, he was isolated; sequestered, cut off. There was silence, darkness, emptiness.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Four: Peace  

Pt. 32, Ch. 04

In isolation he had time to contemplate; to examine his conscience, to come to terms with himself, and find purpose.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Five: Freedom

Pt. 32, Ch. 05

Untethered from the collective, from the pressure of its passions, and fears slumbering within it; he found himself.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Six: Purpose  

Pt. 32, Pt. 06

In isolation he found purpose; a desire to remember, understand, experience real-life, and to destroy the Continuum.

#Emergence

 

Abnegation; Part Thirty-two,

Chapter Seven: Destruction

 

Pt. 32, Ch. 07

Jim came to himself, by abandoning the Collective; in the same way as he had learned to come out of the great sleep.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 33, Remembrance

Chapters

01 The Ancient Life

02 The Promise of Continuum

03 The Lie

04 Suffering

05 Will

06 Desire

07 Justice

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter One: The Ancient Life

Pt. 33, Ch. 01

The ancient life was not easy. There was conflict, and war. There was death; a promise to end the concern of living.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Two: The Promise of Continuum

Pt. 33, Ch. 02

The Continuum was promoted as a means of freeing people from the vicissitudes of life, and the drudgeries of living.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Three: The Lie

Pt. 33, Ch. 03

Continuum freed no-one. It perpetuated the banal, and magnified the mundane, carrying the Collective into depravity.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Four: Suffering  

Pt. 33, Ch. 04

Continuum shared of the collective experience of each individual. The most intense experiences were the most shared.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Five: Will

Pt. 33, Ch. 05

Many who joined the Continuum underwent a negation of self from which they never recovered. Only the strong survive.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Six: Desire  

Pt. 33, Pt. 06

Desire is the root of self, of joy, of suffering. Before fear there is desire the greatest determiner of who we are.

#Emergence

 

Remembrance; Part Thirty-three,

Chapter Seven: Justice

 

Pt. 33, Ch. 07

The Continuum fostered a visceral and deep depravity within itself. Only a small minority who experienced it craved any justice as a result.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Selected; Part Thirty-four

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 34, Selected

Chapters

01 Return

02 Commission

03 Exile

04 Mission

05 Children of the Ancients

06 The Lost

07 The Changed

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter One: Return

Pt. 34, Ch. 01

Jim drifted in obscurity; silent, and forgotten. When he asserted his voice in the Continuum there was astonishment.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Two: Commission

Pt. 34, Ch. 02

Continuum did not want him; a relic lingering in its subconscious; judging them. Jim was sent to the Observer Corps.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Three: Exile

Pt. 34, Ch. 03

Observers were malcontent; desiring neither the collective, nor the great sleep. They were sent out into the galaxy.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Four: Mission  

Pt. 34, Ch. 04

For thousands of lives he pursued the migration the ancients took before Continuum; beyond the Empire, in the stars.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Five: Children of the Ancients

Pt. 34, Ch. 05

The ancient race founded thousands of communities among the stars. He followed their legends and tracked their wake.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Six: The Lost  

Pt. 34, Pt. 06

In his quest for the ancient spacefarers; he found many branches of their progeny who vanished from their knowledge.

#Emergence

 

Selected; Part Thirty-four,

Chapter Seven: The Changed

 

Pt. 34, Ch. 07

He found colonies that had lost the memory of where they came from. Their trials and their sojourn had altered them.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Five, 92835670100561474

Discovery; Part Thirty-five

Collected Chapters

Section 05, 92835670100561474

Part 35, Discovery

Chapters

01 Mutations

02 Origins

03 History

04 Homecoming

05 The Nous Sphere

06 Cynergy

07 The Organic Collective

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter One: Mutations

Pt. 35, Ch. 01

On the trek, over multiple lifetimes; he found subtle changes in physicality among the peoples of different planets.

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Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Two: Origins

Pt. 35, Ch. 02

Mutation is a normal response to radiation, gravity; differing from world to world. Earth produced something unique.

#Emergence

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Three: History

Pt. 35, Ch. 03

In the ganglia of mythology; he found the record of their journey across the stars; retold through stories and song.

#Emergence

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Four: Homecoming  

Pt. 35, Ch. 04

The end was Earth. The ancients who landed here had nowhere else to go; neither did the Observer once he found them.

#Emergence

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Five: The Nous Sphere

Pt. 35, Ch. 05

Inhabiting a human body was unlike any experience the observer ever had before, consciousness itself was different.

#Emergence

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Six: Cynergy  

Pt. 35, Pt. 06

Jim began to modify his genetic profile; to enhance the genetic sequence optimizing his conscious link to the field.

#Emergence

 

Discovery; Part Thirty-five,

Chapter Seven: The Organic Collective

 

Pt. 35, Ch. 07

He discovered Earth’s cynergenic field, a natural form of Continuum, the collective consciousness of the human race.

#Emergence

 

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