You Are Not Alone: Part 20

You Are Not Alone: Part 20

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Antaeus: Gillian. Imagine you had to write a message to your child, and seal it in an envelope. To be opened in some future. What will you say?
Jericho: I don't know. We're burning. We set fire to something and we don't know how to put it out.
Antaeus: So. You're leaning to answer your own questions, and you're beginning to understand. You're burning. And who is there to put out the fire?
Jericho: The novas.

  7 comments for “You Are Not Alone: Part 20

  1. Rolandknight
    July 22, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Did she just got brainwashed? Because it seemed to me the nova blow up where her husband was. But I don’t know anything about this version of the world just what they will become in the future.

  2. Larry Cooper (Citadel)
    July 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    Yes, she just experienced Nova social fu backed up by telepathy. This is the shit that the Directive is worried about.

  3. Ian A. A. Watson
    July 22, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    It’s possible for novas to be a problem and also be a potential solution to the world’s ills without brainwashing needing to be involved.

    • Vegetalss4
      July 23, 2019 at 4:08 am

      Sure, but if you are angry at nova’s and the thing that convinces you that they are the solution is being show an image of your husband burning in a nova created fire, it feels a lot more like brainwashing than anything else.

      • Ian A. A. Watson
        July 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm

        Who says she’s convinced?

  4. Aliasi
    July 23, 2019 at 4:09 am

    Reminds me of the Simpsons joke about beer. “The cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems!”

  5. Zilljah
    July 23, 2019 at 10:40 am

    The Novas are more like the firefighters in Fahrenheit 451 than they’ll admit to. Their solution is as bad as the problem they’re trying to solve.

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