Category: Act II Revised Ed.

II – xi – An Exemplary Session in Principle.

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Ne Dipol receives a writ to travel to Earth with her tapper to help Ossian reduce its inventory of wet hens. Arrived in Las Vegas, Lothar Flusstapfer recalls a childhood family outing in this locale. Piero della Vigna consults with his client, Fr. Anselm, who relates perceiving strange visions while on the local cheese. Sasha […]

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II – xii – An Undertaking of Immense Proportion.

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Mantissa’s assailant, Fuald, anesthetized by order of Messimo, dreams of dark matter monsters at the fringes of the universe. Marta Meringue fields a telephone call from Iphgene Heppleweis. Opening arguments at the trial of Fr. Anselm hinge upon the admissibility of super–natural evidence. Berated at recess by his defence counsel, Piero, to relate the eldritch […]

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II – xiii – Sneaking Up On Bing Bang.

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At the Kalisthenes Institute, Horace helps Logan to recalibrate the fjulsfut core sample, returning to the 13th century, whence the fanatical Inquisitor, Conrad, indicts Fr. Anselm’s congregation for heresy. Ylferim, arrived in Ossian to film a biopic of leading citizens, encounters cultural barriers. Offstage Niceans (monitored by the discoverer (all too busy)) secrete the country’s […]

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II – xiv – Knowledge That Felt Evil.

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Matthieu tarries in Ossian, where tomb raiders (also noticed by all too busy) search far beneath the surface for one of the country’s most sacred artifacts. The citizens of Ossian dig in as the invading forces, led by the ghost riders, arrive to evict the Niceans. The defence council Piero moves to dismiss supernatural evidence […]

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II – xv – Knowledge That Felt Good.

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As the International Astrophysics Commission censures Deerfield and confronts evidence of time–travelling vehicles in Las Vegas, Lothar Flusstapfer discloses to Roveretto Messimo his plan to torch Burning Man. Fernand’s indoctrination at the puzzle palace concluded, he agrees to infiltrate the Kalisthenes Institute. Fr. Anselm testifies to discovering the corpse of the fanatical inquisitor Conrad on […]

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II – xvi – What Is Known of the Alien Intervention.

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His indoctrination complete, Fernand prepares to leave. News mogul Charles Nesbit corners Logan Ferguson, unwittingly possessed by aliens, for an interview. Piero della Vigna consults with his client, Fr. Anselm, eliciting a dissertation on the climate of 13th century Germany. The forces of the ghost riders mount up as, far beneath the surface of Ossian, […]

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II – xvii – What Was That Good For.

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Coalition forces pour into Ossian. In Las Vegas, Roveretto Messimo ponders taking on a new client to pay his bills. A U.S. detachment breaks into the Impersonal Terrace while Fuald, deported back to Ossian, plots revenge by organizing the looting of the Hermitage. Charles, drugged by Ferguson’s alien soporifics, agrees to print an article exposing […]

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II – xviii – Three Feet From Alexandria.

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An account of Noone’s management of the Village Server. Fernand slogs through the training swamps of Quantico. A U.S. officer, Lt. Col. Simic, accosts Soundman. Confronted with his, albeit alien–abducted, culpability, Logan is coldly consoled by Horace. Fr. Anselm testifies to an accident on the scaffolding at the Worms cathedral. As the ghost riders swirl […]

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II – xwix – Who Cannot Cope with Allegory.

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While the ghost riders swirl around the temporal realm, the Ossianian Minister Ahem interrogates Lt. Col. Simic in the Impersonal Terrace. The range fire subsides and Lothar’s party treks across the desert. Park’s telephone conversation fades to the discoverer (all too busy) in distant space. As Charles’ exposé surfaces, principals of the Founders’ League consider […]

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II – xx – Where They Actually Hid.

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As Charles’ extorted exposé surfaces, the Founders’ League considers methods of damage control. Quitting inter–regnum council (which is also alienating youthful Niceans), the chamberlain (all too busy) turns discoverer and zooms into the future. The curator, Idres, surveys the sacked Ossianian hermitage while coalition forces swarm into Bing Bang. Frank Middleford, M.P., reflecting on comptometry, […]

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