Category: Act I Revised Ed.

I – i – Let’s Just Skip Over the Preface and Tell Everyone.

| May 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

In which a delegation of gear–strippers arrives from the past, watched sedulously by Uncle Edith, smeller of remoulade. Amid most, the bereft Finlay proceeds to entry–level assignment at Hastings, AZ, receiving disorientation from interstellar cartographer Porphyry Alcuin. Specifications for configuration of Spaceship Earth require Nicean translation. On leave, Finlay begins solution of mental crossword puzzle […]

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I – ii – A Bumbling But Ultimately Rewarding Experience.

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Finlay travels to sanitarium at Ike’s Park with father Flatpop and, listening to one of Uncle Edith’s fireside chats on the radio, from the vantage of the Nicean node Miranda, the incoming gatekeeper, Ohno, reviews several precepts of recent inter–regnum history, encountering stressed out Archangel dialing the Global Village help desk. Marta Meringue, village podesta, […]

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I – iii – A Quest for Things.

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Finlay listens to overtures from in–patients, Raisin and Park, but bugs before they begin formal exegesis. Sasha Van Etnabaron, awaiting sedulous message, accosted by doxies performing tableaux vivant of Aira Phoebus, avatar of dawn, and medieval Princess Margaret of Austria. Soliloquies of Archangel from the Nicean node Miranda. Aira Phoebus engages fellow (albeit fallen) lumine, […]

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I – iv – Dan Don Dun.

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Al–Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, planning siege of Damascus, learns of death of Ylferim, hogreeve of Global Village. lumine at the Sunrise Cage forge dialectic to restore chichi, cosmic balance of an universe. Archangel is relieved of duties by Nicean fourth race, all too busy. Ensign Plair arrives in Ossian. Sasha, Marta, and the Monsignor, Flambeaux, […]

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I – v – Give Me Seventeen Dollars For This Hat.

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Taxed by forces besetting Damascus, the Sultan accedes to familial intrigue. Noted medical talk show host Mr. Ng surges to stage live remote in the 13th century. Various tools at his command are listed. Participants gather: the Idiopath of Jerusalem, a chorus, the Emperor Frederick II, al–Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, and the Rabbi Ben ‘tov […]

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I – vi – Changed Tents.

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The Monsignor Flambeaux attempts to clarify lines of jurisdiction while lumine at Sunrise Cage eavesdrop on the papal nuncio settling out of court. With the Rabbi Ben ‘tov Shapiro’s blessing, Frederick II is awarded suzerainty of Jerusalem and departs to survey his new bounds. Archangel Michael arrives at the Sunrise Cage, relates cost overruns in […]

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I – vii – Transfiguration.

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Reverend Dr. Logan Ferguson wades across frozen Atlantic from Mt. Period, stopping to pity a blob. Global Village principles cope with news of Ylferim’s death, and papal nuncio orders Flambeaux to involve secular authorities. En route to front, Ensign Plair views film of Frederick II’s assassination at Jerusalem. Hades surges for new arrivals. Tictus […]

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I – viii – The Parallel Nation of Ossian.

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The Emperor Frederick, arrived in Hades, joins others in listening as Ahem describes his youth in Ossian. While tictuses continue narrating their tale of captivity, three Nicean principles: ‘scrapmon, an historian (all too busy), and the Ambassador an An Indocile, reach the Sunrise Cage and hot wash recent expedition at Mount Period. Tictic takes lumine […]

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I – wix – Everyone Remembered Having an Immediate Conniption.

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Ahem relates meeting agnomen, a cleric of Nicean history. Logan Ferguson studies events through a time sampler filched from Mt. Period, and his reversion to channel surfing is pre–empted by Uncle Edith. The agnomen unfolds history of the Great Window, levy of the lumine, which provoked dissension among Niceans. In restorative, Sasha meditates on changing […]

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I – x – A Handbook of Moral Feasibility.

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Resolved to learn, Ensign Plair resumes coma. Nicean debate over Great Window, referencing 13th century political events, settles upon coin toss. Justine Rust, HAZMAT czarina, prepares for interview at Kalisthenios Institute. Frederick II quizzes Logan Ferguson over the future, and finds escape clause. The agnomen relates failed attempts to disrupt the flipping, and lumine (AKA […]

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