Act II – Signature xxi – Dynamo Crest

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Act II – Signature xxi – Dynamo Crest.

II – xxi – (x) – As if how to overcome . . . disconsolately.

 1. As if how to overcome . . . disconsolately (1.89 KB).

             Narrator: TBD

                A Time & A Place (Setting): The desert outside of Las Vegas.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: Uncle Edith & the dispensationalists.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: None.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: None.

                Purpose: The only sketch so far (bowdlerized from notes) describing the vacationing dispensationalists and their reaction to Burning Man’s premature meltdown.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Parody.

                Relevance/Transition: Essentially a “tacky” sketch designed to hold the place of more detailed movements as yet unwritten . . .

 Unconvinced of the . . . pressing concert.

Circa July 2003. Mostly blank verse describing an ambiguous process.

Circa May 2004. Having been denied the serums necessary to continue his research, Lothar follows through on his resolve to spoil the dispensationalists’ vacation by setting burning man aflame prematurely.

This so far is all that exists of Lothar’s vaunted torching of burning man, presaged by events in Ch. IX – The dispensationalists enjoyed . . . the approach of an entropist. Facing the demise of his genome project, he is reminded of his notes by Justine (Ch. V – The negotiation of . . . stop pinging time), who succeeds in calming him momentarily. Some incomplete blank verse is imported (from the superseded file Ch. I – A person of no interest . . . countdown from four . . .) to re-energize this sketch, featuring “a person of no interest . . . our platform . . . a foursquare noise . . . shard of soma toast . . . stale instigations perturbed . . . fire facet luau . . . a paler span ensued . . . even the sirens pitching in.” A fuller text appears with bureaucratic concepts, “injunctions . . . grievance . . .

 II – xxi – (xi) – Until enough of . . . their adult contretemps.

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Until enough of . . . their adult contretemps (2.87 KB).

            Narrator: Elias’ eflot distributions are parallel if not directly involved with Snore Through the Cure, as are the rebel Nicean sketches: all of these themes are placed in Subscene, though it’s likely they’ll remain in Act II – xi (1st draft reckoning). The Nicean rebels . . . are earlier depicted as studying the visions of Fr. Anselm at his beatification. It’s difficult to move this sketch, given that it’s conflated to be a response to Ahem’s boring keynote speech. It would be useful if the Nicean council could be stretched out of Act II – iii (first draft reckoning) to provide a stage setting for the Nicean rebels to ditch . . .

                 A Time & A Place (Setting): A Platonic realm.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: The Nicean rebels without cause.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: None.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: The seamstress Ne Dipole.

                Purpose: The youthful Niceans hot wire a tapper and escape from inter-regnum.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Surrealism, wordplay, imagery.

                Relevance/Transition: Somehow, Ahem’s boring keynote speech at the Trombone pledge dinner must be conflated into an event that the youthful Niceans wish to ditch . . .

 Events assuredly . . . deferred.

Circa June 2001. Modified January 2003. While watching the unfortunate shuttle mission on UWTV, I modified an earlier sketch to feature the space-borne scholars.

Circa July 2003. Much of this describes the character of the Nicean rebellion who set off in search of Erewhon. They dare to approach Snorggi’s nose hoping to catch an outbound sneeze.

 Sort of a space borne transition follows to some amber monads who are quizzing their scrapman on the advisability of daring the nose of Snorggi (all too busy, on a rival and possibly later mission, unsuccessfully attempted this in Ch. V – sneaking upon the BIG BANG). This sketch should follow, if not directly, the seminal sketch Ch. XI – time flew . . . out of human idiom, in which Snorggi’s nose is introduced as a destination from which the dark matter creatures are grateful for being rescued. The young monads are hanging around the anchorage hoping to encapsulate a virgule. The representatives of each (second through sixth) Nicean race chime in on the best way to do this. They are encouraged that the fifth has deigned to address them, an event “troughed epochs before, unguessable even.” After much “random sunburst fretting” the “perfunctory ousla” surges into “diet conduct, their jejune, cursory diphthong ratiocination glibly expressive of a sense of covalence deferred.” They are joined by the seasoned sixth Ne Dipol (who later appears to warn humanity of the comet in Ch. X – Undue plot . . . the hapless earth), find a tapper, and “second through seventh, wade forth from their adult contretempts.” This is the genesis of the rebel Nicean expedition who rule in Ch. V – at the outset of the journey into Snorrgi’s nose much happiness is . . .; Little but ill . . . resumed the negotiation; A formation of a litmus . . . was that all time fell still, et al.

II – xxi – (vii) – How hung up are you . . . free to be dumb.

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How hung up are you . . . free to be dumb (2.81 KB).

             Narrator: The prosaic interrogation sketches of Idres & Wahid should be deferred until the invasion is over.

                A Time & A Place (Setting): Ossian, at the start of the U.S. occupation.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: Coalition interrogating officers.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: Idres.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: None.

                Purpose: Idres expounds on the impact of alphabets and numerals upon civilization.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Surrealism.

                Relevance/Transition: Idres mysteriously fades . . .

 How hung up are you . . . free to be dumb.

Circa November 2003. Wahid the container man is interrogated by the coalition.

During the early stage of the U.S. occupation of Ossian. Another jarring transition (I had to scribble anything to get my paragraphs started during my legion’s tour on the Danube) depicts the U.S. forces, having through the investigation of Simic’s disappearance gained an inkling of the ambivalence berthed at the center of the underworld, turned to the local nationals for interpretation. Are the geoducks avidly transferred pursuant with promptly posted storage manifests? The times called for men of panache. Attempting to translate, Wahid seems to have survived the regime change, or at least hung onto his post of local vox populi for the Global Village. His interrogation is comparatively mild; perhaps it should be jazzed up a bit. Wahid cites his early experiences learning English, and comments that the “adoption of our numerals . . . is causing considerable consternation within your society,” a reference to decrees of Frederick II during the 13th century. He is released amid a general air of mystification. Note that the end of this chapter points to the folder Ch. III – prisoners of truth – dumbed downline . . . for whatever reason?

II – xxi – (xvii) – Sergei mentally reviewed . . . their enormous capon.

 Sergei mentally reviewed . . . their enormous capon (7.56 KB).

             Narrator: TBD

                A Time & A Place (Setting): The Pribiloff Islands.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: Sergei.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: None.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: Menard, Park; the Great Seal.

                Purpose: Exposed at the Founder’s League, Sergei hatches a desperate plan to go off the deep end.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Wordplay, imagery.

                Relevance/Transition:  A modular sketch, but part of a grouping of the Founder’s League principals (see also Charles and Sasha) . . .

a screen saver that does not kick . . . the search of the skies

Circa August 1999. Heavily revised June 2001. Old text that has survived, featuring the mobilization of officials of the Global Village. In response to criticisms from the media they depart on various expeditions.

Matthieu, preparing for “a celebration of his vita,” bids his colleagues to “take vacations” . . . Sergei, Menard, and Park kayak in the Aleutians, where they encounter the great seal (Ch. XI – Shh Snorrgi will hear . . .) and develop legal strategies for coping with the publicity.

II – xxi – (viii) – Studying hadith in a damned . . . badge.

Studying hadith in a damned . . . badge (3.36 KB).

            Narrator: Three distinct characters, all too busy, Ahem, and Fernand are set in motion here with the aim of converging upon POD (who has failed to repossess Fr. Anselm) in Act II – xii. This is an effective thread and should be kept as is. 

                A Time & A Place (Setting): Ossian, after the U.S. invasion.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: The Ossianian minister Ahem.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: None.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: Mrs. Isticism; Desdemona Chantal; Wahid.

                Purpose: On the way to an interview with Desdemona of Le Matin (see Act II – iv), Ahem encounters Wahid at a checkpoint.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Surrealism, social satire.

                Relevance/Transition: The sketch closes with the introduction of Wahid . . .

Studying the hadith . . . to the parent corporation.

Circa September 2005. Impressions of the central front reflective of a personal withdrawal.

Sometime after the U.S. invasion of Ossian, its leading citizens are coming to terms with the new egalitarianism. Ahem, with his Western education, is a more happy-go-lucky fellow than his ascetic and shrewd colleague Wahid. Each of them are somewhat conversant with the Nicean technology elaborated by the locals (in Ch. I – What the present held . . . was the end of the first outing; How hung up are you . . . free to be dumb; The virgules are . . . they continued). They agree to flex their political clout against the trans-national corporations permeating their country. Ahem will eventually succeed to the post of Ossianian foreign minister, present the West with a bill for damages, be possessed by the Prince O’Darkness (Ch. XI – A fine formula for . . . security and rest) and severely weaken, if not destroy the POD with his own assassination in London (Ch. IX – how nice to be in a world of singulinear density).

II – xxi – (viii) – An explosive brunch . . . scudded across the tumulus.

An explosive brunch . . . scudded across the tumulus (3.39 KB).

            Narrator: POD ends Act II – viii by attempting his first operational jump, targeting the condemned sacrist.

                A Time & A Place (Setting): An ethereal zone in the vicinity of the Cathedral of Worms and inter-regnum wishram.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: AHRIMAN.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: Fr. Anselm (implicit).

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: The capitalized M.P (Frank); Sergei.

                Purpose: AHRIMAN, persuaded that the doomed sacrist is willing to be repossessed, thus assays his first operational jump.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Surrealism.

                Relevance/Transition: The initial phrases seemed to place the sketch after the explosion of the mine left emplaced during the siege, and require adjustment to indicate that the mine, if present, has not exploded yet . . .

vii – summations of Fr. Anselm’s trial       6KB     RTF     12/16/2006    11:37AM

Circa September 2006. AHRIMAN’s attempt to infiltrate the medevial church.

In addition to the scribbling italicized above, Black Book etchings were folded in to create a composite sketch relating Fr. Anselm’s exculpation from capitol charges . . . the balance of the composite sketch is split off (II – xxi – (viii) – An explosive brunch . . . scudded across the tumulus) and devoted to AHRIMAN’s cogitations: “the sacrist will be so pleased to escape the auto-de-fe that he will embrace my presence, and with this volte-face, he shall be filled with cunning, they will soon be blowing smoke rings for me, and I will subvert His church on Earth,” in preparation for his first jump, duly recounted in the next signature (II – xxii – (wix) – Fr. Anselm tersely . . . left the building).

II – xxi – (viii) – Wahid glanced charily over at . . . nominal post-industrialism.

Wahid glanced charily over at . . . nominal post-industrialism (2.42 KB).

            Narrator: Three distinct characters, all too busy, Ahem, and Fernand are set in motion here with the aim of converging upon POD (who has failed to repossess Fr. Anselm) in Act II – xii. This is an effective thread and should be kept as is. 

                A Time & A Place (Setting): Ossian, shortly after the U.S. invasion.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: Wahid.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: Ahem.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: The Ossianian government.

                Purpose: A perilously thin attempt to describe Ossianian politics.

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Parody of social realism.

                Relevance/Transition: Wahid enjoins Ahem to seek the path of redemption, forewarning his repossession by Prince O’Darkness . . .

Studying the hadith . . . to the parent corporation.

Circa September 2005. Impressions of the central front reflective of a personal withdrawal.

Sometime after the U.S. invasion of Ossian, its leading citizens are coming to terms with the new egalitarianism . . . The essay returns to Wahid in a dark study, recalling the deaths of his family during the Scythian war at the hands of the sandman. With an effort he returns to his project, involving the construct of an ersatz bandersnatch, and the skeptical reaction of the clerics after he submitted this question to him. The last section of the sketch is temporally problematic, since it takes place in the early 21st century (circa 2004-2008) prior to the Earth’s stoppage, whereas the advent of the dark matter bandersnatch that has slipped through the finth cordon sanitaire to suck up all of the bandwidth is a post-stoppage (late 2012) phenomenom detected by Lothar Flusstapfer from his prison cell (Ch. X – A bleak point . . . inculcated through the floral cathode certificate).

II – xxi – (wix) – Roveretto discovered . . . alike beanbag shrieks.

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Roveretto discovered . . . alike beanbag shrieks (3.77 KB).

            Narrator: The strong Las Vegas & pre-invasion Ossian sketches may be spooled out to buttress more recondite passages. For instance, this sketch can be deferred into Act II – x.

                A Time & A Place (Setting): The desert outside Las Vegas.

                Primary (active, subject) Ch: Marathon.

                Secondary (inactive, object) Ch: None.

                Tertiary (referenced, en passant) Ch: Roveretto Messimo and Lothar Flusstapfer.

                Purpose: While Roveretto and Lothar converse, Marathon scares up a sprinkly black golem (Burning Man).

                Method (narrative, process, genre): Surrealism.

                Relevance/Transition: The beginning sentence features an abrupt subject-verb-object structure, which betrays excessive haste, and should be spooled out. Also correct the over-reliance on the weak phrase “there was” (87 occurences) unless (sparingly) used in character …

x – . . . the terrain gesticulated . . . the fiery match.      16KB  RTF     12/2/2006      1:24PM

Circa May 2006. Meta-textualized travelog into the Nevada desert in search of Burning Man.

A composite sketch, not as messy as some, which unspools in roughly consecutive order. Lothar, who has “to find a date for the fire sale (I – xvi – (x) – As the fjulsfut expedition swerved . . . to set him aflame prematurely; II – xvii – (viii) – Prior to embarking . . . at dusk),” encounters Mantissa (II – iii – (ii) – Upon resumption, a woman . . . on many levels). After preparations elsewhere documented (II – xvi – (vii) – Spared by the eleventh hour . . . in full glory), the composite sketch resumes in the desert, where “the outfitters had the abysmal luck to set out into the teeth of a Red Flag night exercise (II – xviii – (wix) – Then you will not . . . meet in forty-eight hours).” Mantissa splits off (II – xwix – (wix) – It was always there . . . the rangemaster later indicated), wanders the salt flats seamlessly (II – xwix – (wix) – Before any vital . . . bottomless cup), amidst thirst-induced mirages (“[t]he factual sternish stellar golightly chirped, reproachfully intent with fluffy cinnabar this of all mornings, and nightmare drumlins receded like distinct cantos of fleeting sagacity,” when, “[s]tartlingly, a black sprinkly golem, paroled from the sump, crassly pointed north, selfsamely fetid in potent ethnology (II – xxi – (wix) – Roveretto discovered . . . alike beanbag shrieks).”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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