[MV] The Super Wizard From Space #18: The Echo People, Part 2
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Mon Aug 22 04:22:39 PDT 2011
On Wed, 17 Aug 2011 18:18:56 +0000 (UTC), Wil Alambre wrote:
> "I warned him not to use the Gong Ago, as the volume required from that
> sacred instrument would have unintended side effects. But like an old mule
> wearing ragged blinders, he rung it out anyway. And that powerful pitch has
> freed me and my like-minded brethren. My name is Andy Dharma. I am the
> master villain of the Invisible Monks."
Last time, on Super Wizard: Deep Space 18.
> He could see the green grey strings of the fish's determination sliding
> out at him, a psychic net flung at him. He leapt backwards with all the
> force he could muster, flinging his body as far back down the corridor as
> he could manage, at the same time flinging his mind as far back down into
> the blank nothingness of meditative ultra-zen. The grasping net of
> accusatory thoughts slid over and off, just missing his consciousness.
This is an excellent burst of abstract action.
> He raced down the hall, past rooms filled with smooth rugs, aged wooden
> floors, historic paintings depicting the tireless line of Dharma mentoring
> generations of monks within this monastery. And how long had Brody done the
> same? And for what gain? Outdated tradition? A static legacy that promises
> nothing more than the same unmoving future for more of their line?
Well, there *is* that ultrazen enlightenment you seem to be enjoying.
> "The wondrous world of the open mind. The clear white peace of being at
> peace with yourself. This is an attribute that they keep secret to
> themselves rather than bequeathing it to the simple people of Amity. They
> hide behind years of training, decades of teachings, centuries of
> traditions, as if their long work justifies privilege and entitlement."
Doesn't the long work cause the-- why am I arguing with the villain?
> "We are the cold winter wind, come to blow apart the flimsy summer
> shelter," he called out, turning to face the continuing brawls around them.
> "I am the master villain of the invisible monks, the cruel change to their
> dusty, rotted ways. I am the unfaithful that brings with him the new
> "...and I will allow no one to horde their martial inheritance against our
> sympathetic education."
In the name of this space rose, I swear to bring death to the Space Bride.
> "A hundred respectful welcomes, Andy," said Brody with a bow.
> "A hundred appreciative returns, Brody," said Andy with a bow.
Very good ending.
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, you've done it again, Alambre!
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