DIVA/META: Remapping the Stars #1

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 19:13:38 PDT 2019

On 10/5/2019 6:09 PM, deucexm wrote:
> What then may be said of the individual souls?  The smallest of glittering
> jewels, the tiniest of dewdrops gracing the flowers of that vast garden?
> The Goddess of Death says this: that they were trapped.  Trapped by the
> Pantheon's desire to maintain a grand design, unable to truly self-determine;
> for every death would invariably be followed by a rebirth, whether the memories
> remained or no.  This, despite the soul's protestation that the cycle had gone
> on too long, that they were /tired/, that surely there must be something
> /more/...
> But in the Dream Era, there was nothing more than an endless cycle of death and
> rebirth from which naught could escape; neither soul nor star nor starless Void
> - nor even Deity - were given leave to cease their Being, and rest from the
> constant press of Existence.
> And at some point in the restless, cyclical Dream, a Nightmare emerged.

This all is one of the most beautiful meta-resource-articles I've ever read, but 
this section in particular is Extremely Good - evocative and original and 
speaking volumes about the world and how it got this way.

Drew "love it so" Perron

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