Category: Act I Revised Ed.

I – xi – Episodic Necessities.

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Enthalpist Bagler harangues gaggle of gear–strippers before visiting Hades. In attempt to resume work, Logan Ferguson has breakdown. neuro–Niceans find and dump him at Kalisthenios Institute, where Dr. Lothar Flusstapfer, phlebotomist extraordinare, interviews Justine. Her eye travels to the 13th century where Emperor Frederick II, thwarted by communes, notices method of studying the future and […]

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I – xii – Downtime at the Bhagavad-Gita

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A monograph (footnoted) on Snorggi’s Syndrome. Justine, hired to orient new admissions to the Kalisthenios Institute (Ferguson included), elicits monologues from patients. Assigned to Rm. 64, Logan confronts role in inducing astronomic changes, and seeks diversion in mixer at Frau Flusstapfer’s house, meeting counselor Porphyry Alcuin, physicist I.E. Deerfield, and Village podesta, Marta Meringue, who […]

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I – xiii – C’est Parable.

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His reverie upon Bitsy’s elopement interrupted by junior counselors Alcuin and Deerfield, Logan provides synopsis of recent Nicean activities at Mt. Period. Breakaway to cameo of fabulous figure skater, Iphgene Heppleweis, and half–brother, Ion, cutting up at Mahler recital. At the mixer, principles evaluate Logan’s admission, distrusting his Nicean sponsors, whom they blame for shrinkage […]

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I – xiv – Metaphor Is For Anyone.

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Frederick II, eavesdropping into future, learns of discovery of an artifact lost to him, and dispatches his trusted counselor, Piero della Vigna, to the Assizes at Worms. Logan dreams of Bitsy’s wedding to Raoul, presided over by the Rabbi Esherman. After interviewing Alcuin about missing cesium, Lemert returns to find the former has fled into […]

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I – xv – Heliotropic Rays of Crepuscularity.

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At the outset of the 20th century, geologist Andreij Mohorovicic approaches the Land of Nod, likewise apprehended by Lemert in the 21st century. The latter, detained, listens as other inmates relate conversation between AHRIMAN and Lucifer. In Rm. 64, Logan recalls bureaucratic difficulties encountered by Bitsy and Raoul to obtain treatment for children diagnosed with […]

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I – xvi – No Mere Newts.

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Vorga Ampersand consoled by father, Rex, Earl of Rumsford, after ejection from Failsafe Invitational skating tournament. Inspector Lemert listens as other inmates narrate AHRIMAN’s incubation at mercy of neuro–Niceans. In time sampler, Logan Ferguson discerns progress of expedition of Nicean fifth (fjulsfut) on prehistoric Earth. The geologist Mohorovicic falls into shaft and encounters wishram. Released, […]

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I – xvii – Failsafe Invitational.

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A missing boat distracts Sasha during a trip to the rail station. Through sampler, Logan witnesses Dr. Flusstapfer’s resolve for vengeance upon Heliocentrists who thwarted his research. Bitsy’s Raoul, in search of cure for Snorggi’s Syndrome, purchases one–way ticket to Ossian. Iphgene Heppleweis arrives at the Failsafe Invitational. Her meditations upon earlier tournament, fifteen years […]

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I – xviii – Alcuin’s Projectiles.

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A tale concerning popular people, lured toward Noses of Snorggi during latter’s dream of frozen fish. Taxed by Dominion Day itinerary, Rex engages assistance from Horace Tolstoy. Civilization attempts to cope with ethical dilemmas imposed by salmon–eating seals. From the 13th century, the Emperor suggests that inflatable orca be used to frighten the seals away. […]

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I – xwix – Lies Beyond the Scope of Our Deliberation.

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Digression upon Inspector Lemert’s surveillance methods. Bitsy confronts Raoul en route to Ossian. Lucifer interrupts neuro–Nicean narration to furnish his own take. Soundman, disappointed by recalcitrance of his subjects, revises social contract. Aira Phoebus, committed to restoring cosmic balance, the chichi, endures kibitzers. On more material plane, Horace Tolstoy also expresses commitment to restore balance. […]

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I – xx – Life With the Frumious Bandersnatch.

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 Iphgene Heppleweis resumes warm–up at contemporary Failsafe Invitational, while Aira, encountering snags in quest to restore chichi, admonishes finth (Nicean ninth) to stand aside. Lemert, working with I.E. Deerfield to clear frequencies disrupted by frumious bandersnatch, zeroes in on sunspot. The prehistoric fjulsfut expedition braces for Snorggi sneeze as Justine attempts to dissuade Lothar Flusstapfer […]

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