8FOLD: Red Hart # 6, "For All Mean Well"
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Fri Oct 10 16:10:52 PDT 2014
On 9/24/2014 6:47 AM, Tom Russell wrote:
> JULIE ANN
> Either you have good news, or we're under attack by the Living Tarantella.
> BLUE BOXER [he stops dancing]
> Is that a thing?
> JULIE ANN
> Folk dancing, my only weakness.
> BLUE BOXER
> Um, well, we spotted Awides around Jupiter, and with his speed and
> depending on which theory we're working from, he'll be in range to
> kill everything on Earth at some point in the next twelve to sixteen
> SCENE II. Deep Space.
> [Enter, drifting through space, battered and unconscious, RED HART.
> Exit RED HART.]
> Why did you free the beast, Sedenion?
> It made such sense then. Now I see the cost,
> And wonder what and why I thought it right.
Yes thank you. People, consider your consequences
> Such wonders had we not in time ere time.
> And yet I smell a power greater still.
> No; none be better than Sedenion.
GOD DAMMIT HUBRIS THEME
> Yes! Yes! The ancients speak of "last true hope"
> Behind the seven seals. I thought it him;
> I thought Red Hart the hero that we need.
> But when I broke the sacred seals, somehow
> I gained domain o'er powers dark and bleak.
> And now I see the reason! Not to aid
> The prince, but him surpass. To save us all.
> 'Twas not Red Hart I freed, nor Never-Lord,
> But great Sedenion, our last true hope!
> Once armed with powers sixteen, dark, and eight
> This universe I'll save, decreed by fate!
> [Exit SEDENION in a flash of light. A moment later, he returns as he went.]
> [SEDENION sleeps. From his body comes forth a ghostly glimpse of NOX,
> who exits in flight.]
> You are gorgeous. Did I just say that out loud? I'm sorry. I'm
> actually pretty super-hetero, absolute zero on Kinsey, but looking at
> you, I might be nudging up to a two or a three. Or, hell, a six. But
> damn. You... you're... please... let me touch you. I don't know why
> I'm acting like this.
> Because I'm what you want. I'm boundless space.
> The one and only place where you are free.
> Where you are you. I am the thing you lost.
> Thanks, but I can take care of myself.
> [Exit JULIE ANN JUSTICE.]
> I know what I need.
> [Exit VAN.]
Dun dun dunnnnn
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, da-doo-dah
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