Emergence: Section Six, The Empire; Part Forty-two, Fear, Collected Chapters

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter One: Loss

Pt. 42, Ch. 01

It was preached among the worlds; desire was the cause of sufferings. The faithful were reminded of this; every day.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Two: Pain

Pt. 42, Ch. 02

The people were taught that pain was necessary, and purgative; both as penance for sin and preparation for holiness.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Three: Shame

Pt. 42, Ch. 03

No matter what your Imperial rank, society’s focus was always on what you lacked, rather than what you had achieved.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Four: Duty  

Pt. 42, Ch. 04

There were trillions of citizens in the empire; all were conditioned to be joyful only in the fulfilling their duty.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Five: Honor

Pt. 42, Ch. 05

In the imperial cults, selflessness was the way. People sought absolution of self, for the sake of the greater good.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Six: Perseverance  

Pt. 42, Pt. 06

Everyone looked up to those in the higher classes, of higher rank; coveting them, but the system destroyed them all.

#Emergence

 

Fear; Part Forty-two,

Chapter Seven: Annihilation

 

Pt. 42, Ch. 07

The teaching of the imperial cult persuaded people into full submission. The spiritual goal was a return to nothing.

#Emergence

 

Emergence:

Section Six, The Empire

Fear; Part Forty-two

Collected Chapters

Section 06, The Empire

Part 42, Fear

Chapters

01 Loss

02 Pain

03 Shame

04 Duty

05 Honor

06 Perseverence

07 Annihilation

#Emergence

#SuperShortFiction

#365SciFi

@jaybotten

 

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