SW10/HCC: Superhuman World 2011: The Element of Surprise
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Tue Feb 21 10:22:59 PST 2012
On Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:37:26 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> "Second item of business. The Black Arts Challenge of 2011 is due by
> the Winter Solstice. But *which* Winter Solstice? As we all know,
> Earth's orbit changed in 2009. Which was fine. It landed in a good
> natural 520-day orbit which fit the crop growth cycle and the Mayan
> calendar." (http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2009/neworbit.htm#mayas )
> "So we set a date in March 2012 old calendar, Midwinter Year 2 new
> calendar. But then *Ellipsis* ^&%!ed with the orbit *again!* Now it's
> some damn 375 days, and the Solstice is all ^&%!ed up. What'll we do
> with *that*?
> "Proposed. ^&%! the Challenge. We've got bigger business now.
I dunno - doesn't winning that give you a fairly big chunk of power? Or am
> "Next. ^&%! Ellipsis. In a real and meaningful way.
Bow-chicka-bow-bow-- oh, not quite *that* meaningful.
> "Well, ^&%! Ellipsis!"
> "... Indeed.
> There is mystic unrest already. Even some
> Christian pastors distrust the new technology."
> "^&%! Christian pastors!"
> "... Indeed.
I like this guy. XD
> He was of the Caladrian race, ancestors of humans... or whatever. Human
> history was uncertain about this.
> But now on Human Earth, after all the
> reality shifts they'd had, they didn't even *remember* this mighty attack!
Eesh. Continuity does that, I suppose!
> The Black Mages were amazingly easy to manipulate, considering they had
> such mystic power. Something about Earthlings made them pick either
> logic or magic. These mages were so chaotic that any being who embraced
> both logic *and* magic could bend them to its will.
Seriously, you guys! It's not that hard.
Fun times, though I didn't really get the "surprise".
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, bit by bit we dance forward.
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