Without : Wavering, B Sides. (Epistles)

These are the “B Sides” for Without : Wavering.


Upon achieving an artificial enlightenment in the novel John Dies at the End, David Wong stats that, “The walls of the maze turned to glass.” In my experience, this is similar to the experience of achieving wisdom. Wisdom is like height, in a sense—it allows you see further in time and in space, but you remain where you stared. It is very strange; distressing even, to see who else is in the maze with you, and who they are…where they are. But, you also know where you have to go, and you know that all you need to do is develop the knowledge and skills to get there.

From, Chloe Rhye, Fifth Prince of the Solune.


You can start it like that if you want, but it’s a bit pretentious, and it sounds more like you than me.

Janna Rhye, Fourth Prince of the Solune and (Heir)


True. What then? Why not try the Latin style?

AHTHEKINGISAWAKE.

THEREWASSOMEONEELSETHERESOMEONESHEDIDNOTKNOWSOMEONESHEIMMEDIATLEYDISLIKED.

From, Chloe Rhye.


That’s interesting, I like how it all flows into itself. Reading it is very strange though; a challenge in its own right. It’s a strange memory. It may take longer to write out than we expect. I’m not sure that we should be making it arbitrarily more difficult to read than it needs to be.

Janna Rhye.


I know but; it is fun, yes? Is this story you have really what happened all those years ago? I guess it must be, we have the knife still after all. I think we should meet in and discuss further. Anyway, the piece is fairly serious, and so I think that we could try something even older—an ajbad! Look! Interpuncts!

N·?PLS·R·N·Y·TNH· ‘·D·?S·Y·CF·M·T·S

.SRMTGN·RY·GRHT·LRC·Y·NW·SNK·DN·SDH·RY


Abjad? What? And did you write that backwards? Have you been getting into Da Vinci again? I can’t use that, it’s unreadable.

Anyway, yeah, we should definitely meet and lay this all out and set the grammar rules, okay?

Next time I’m in the Kingdom, I’ll send a messenger…or an Agent or something.

Janna Rhye.


Okay! :3 Hope to see you soon!! Bye~!

From, Chloe Rhye.


Yeah. I think in a month or…perhaps more. Drake and I have a lot of work left to do out here. Hope the dust of the library is treating you well Sister.

Until next;
Janna Rhye.


Daniel Triumph.

I highly recommend you check out the work that this piece refers to: Without : Wavering.

Without : Wavering

Draft 4

It flowed from the hole in her arm. not pink this time. Red—It was serious.

It was serious, but not that serious. She might die, but either way she would live. —— “funny,” she thought (and also said).

“Ah, the King is awake.”

There was someone else there, she heard him. Someone she did not know. Someone she immediately disliked. She said “Fuck.”

“Fuck.”

“What?”

The voice touched her ears, exercising her nervous system, and permeating her brain. but only the outer layer, she thought. (But did not say out loud.)

She looked around and saw the person, a blue, glowing blur. She couldn’t see properly. She was tethered to the land, not vicariously, but rather, quite directly.—The clay and sand, a place where an old tree had fallen and died and another had sprung up to take its place: A new tree—a new branch from the new tree had invaded her new arm. I am very new. I am only a youth. yet I am an adult, and the garden has shown its teeth. the branch is not truly new anyway; it’s near the bottom.

The pit she was in, where was her family? Where were they? Would they ever return for her? Or was she in God’s hands now.

“Yes?” Continue reading “Without : Wavering”

Portfolio. (v4.4a)

[Alice and Finch ? Wavering✓ The Hero✓ Span✓ Djeb✓ Inck✓]

Cover page for readers:

This is only a fifteen page portfolio, double spaced (despite what it may seem). In fact it’s shorter than one might expect because poetry uses a lot of lines. The portfolio can be easily navigated using the navigation tools (ctrl + f  > type anything from the table of contents.).

 Table of Contents 

Contents [you can search with ctrl + f]

  1. Alice and Finch – Primary Dawn
  2. Wavering
  3. The Hero and the Star
  4. Span – Chapter 1 [abridged]
  5. The Djeb Guard
  6. Inck
  7. Alice and Finch – Sluggish Mind [Chapter 12]

Alice and Finch – Primary Dawn

Ever since she appeared in the capital, Alice was always a point of interest. During her childhood, she had passively garnered followers, children in the neighbourhood and later others from around the entire city. Alice was an energetic girl. She wasn’t entirely coherent, but she was very driven and children seemed to find value in that. Adults would watch her warily and some would even keep their children away from her. It was the unusual appearance. Alice had an obvious and striking look to her. Her hair was brightly coloured, less Solune-brown and more sandy-orange. Usually her eyes were a deep maroon, but when she got excited or angry they would become an astonishing red. But, the real reason why adults avoided her was because of her unpredictability, paired with her tooth and nail.

Alice was of the mysterious desert people from the east, a Plainkind. She had extra canines, longer and thicker than any Solune’s. They often hid behind her stretch-marked cheeks, but when she smiled they never failed to come out. Her nails were not only long, but claw-like. And her free spirit made many worry; what would she do next? Even worse, there were the rumours, whispers passed behind scornful faces. Had she ever used those claws? Hurt someone? Maybe killed someone? And with a spirit such as hers, whatever she may or may not have done obviously didn’t affect her morality. Did she even have respect for us common folk?

But, those were only rumours, right? Continue reading “Portfolio. (v4.4a)”

Categorization: An Unsound Guide to Characters [Part 1!]

High Achieving Women

 

  • Openness: 99th Percentile
  • Chloe Rhye, GE Age 14-26 (Adjusted. True age: 830-990)
  • Female, Solune, Incel/Married/Widowed.
  • Apprentice Healer > Autodidactic Study > Liberal Arts BA > History BA > Mentor > Secondary Teacher > Military > Lawyer/Poet > Expedition Leader > Elsara > ?
  • (Born year 3171 by the old calendar, around 16/800 years before the fall of the Wall)

 

  • Extroversion: Low
  • Yaska Rheya May Duskride Dawngale, GE Age 17-48 (True age unknown)
  • Female, Plainkind/Celestial, Marital Status unknown
  • Hunter > Hunting Mentor > Military Mercenary > Wanderer > Servant of the Servant of Death > Military Mercenary > ? > Heratic/Antichrist > Stage 2 Shriken (savage) > Enlightened Imprisonment > Messiah > Return to Mortality > ?
  • (Born year 3983 by the old calendar, around 17 years old before the fall of the Wall)

Unfriendly Women

 

  • Agreeableness: 20th Percentile
  • Alexandre “Jutt” Dirge, GE Age 17-24
  • Female, Riley, Marital status unknown.
  • Gang Member > Expedition Member > Human Slave > Kemia Doctorate > Biology Masters > Royal Harbinger: Hormones
  • (Born year 3983 by the old calendar, around 17 years before the fall of the Wall)

 

  • Agreeableness: 0th Percentile (zeroith, possibly the least friendly person alive.)
  • Janna Rhye, GE Age 17-29 (Adjusted. True age: 900-1100)
  • Female, Half Solune/Riley Half Condor, Married.
  • Prince > Agent > Independent > Felon > Heir > Agent > Redeemer of Souls > King > ?
  • (Born year 3098 by the old calendar, around 17/998 years before the Wall fell)

Men.

 

  • Agreeableness: 85, Extroversion: 77
  • Salt Resz, GE Age 14-26
  • Male, N’Tarial, Married.
  • Domestic > Merchant > Military > Tactician > Merchant > Domestic (Ring Comp?)
  • (Born year 3982 by the old calendar, around 18 years before the Wall fell)

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  • Neuroticism: 5, Extroversion: 70
  • King “Mars” Rhye, GE Age 15-40 (Adjusted, True Age 15 or 4000)
  • Male, Solune/Riley, Married.
  • Vanguard > Leader > King > Warlord > King > Advisor
  • (Born year 3 by the old calendar, around 3997 years before the Wall fell and 2997 before the Wall was built. Built the Wall.)
  • Chloe and Janna’s Father

Honorable Mentions / Next Time

 

  • Astore, Male Riley, King’s Agent
  • Jin Sing Resz, Fastest Swordsman in the World, N’Tariel/Elken, Married to Salt
  • Wallace, Journalist/Wizard, Friends with Alexandre
  • Hanna Alz-Aeur, Prostitute > Cleric > Guard > Revolutionary > Emperor’s Assistant > Emperor Slayer > Emperor > Follower of Elsara > Emperor

Daniel Triumph.

Rae, Who Wrestles

ANDRAEWENTOUTFROMHERKINGDOMALTHOUGHITWASNOTYETHERSANDSHEWENTTOWARDHARRANANDSHELIGHTEDUPONTHEPLACEANDTARRIEDTHEREALLNIGHTBECAUSEITHADBECOMEDARK

ANDHETOOKONEOFTHESTONESOFTHEPLACEANDPUTITUNDERHERHEADANDLAYDOWNINTHATPLACETOSLEEPANDSHEDREAMED

ANDBEHOLDALADDERSETUPONTHEEARTHANDTHETOPOFITREACHEDTOHEAVENANDBEHELDTHEANGELSOF
GOD
ASCENDINGANDDESCENDINGITANDBEHOLDTHE
· LORD
STOODBESIDEHERANDSAIDIAMTHELORDTHEGODOFABRAHAMTHYFATHERANDTHEGODOFISHMAELANDTHEGODOFISAACTHYFATHERTHELANDWHEREONTHOULIESTTOTHEEWILLIGIVEITANDTOTHYSEEDANDTHYGENERATIONSSHALLBEASDUSTONTHEEARTH

ANDSHESAIDTOTHE
· · · LORDGOD
ASDUSTISUSELESSFORALLPURPOSESANDNEEDSANDBENEATHTHEFEETOFBOTHMANANDBEASTSOSHALLYOURCOVENANTBEOFNOUTILITYTOMEORMYPROGENYANDTHE
LORD
SAIDTOHERWORDSTHATSHECOULDNOTHEARANDSHEWASHUMBLEDANDAFTERSHEAGAINCOULDHEARTHE
· LORDGOD
ASHESPOKEANDBEHOLDIAMWITHTHEEANDWILLKEEPTHEEWHITHERSOEVERTHOUGOESTANDWILLBRINGTHEEBACKINTHISLANDUNTILIHAVEDONETHATWHICHIHAVESPOKENTOTHEEOF

ANDJACOBSAIDTOHIMTHISPLACEISNOTMYHOMEIDONOTWISHTOOWNTHISLANDWHEREFORSHOULDITBEGIVENTOMEANDTHE
LORDGOD
SAIDTORAE
Hey man, this isn’t about you.
ITISFORTHYSEEDANDTHYPROGENYTHATYOUWILLSACRIFICETHATWHICHYOUATPRESENTDEEMTOBEOFHIGHESTVALUEANDSHESAIDTOHIMMYSONMYONLYSONITWASASKEDANDTHE
· LORD
SAIDYOUHAVEYETTOMARRYANDKNOWAMANANDSPREADTHYPROGENYANDTHEREFOREITISYOURLIFETHATYOUMOSTVALUEANDISTHATTOCHANGEASKEDRAEASKEDTHE
LORDANDHESAID
THOUSHALTSPREADABROADTOTHEWESTANDTOTHEEASTANDTOTHENORTHANDTOTHESOUTHANDINTHYBUDSHALLALLTHEFAMILIESOFTHEEARTHBEBLESSEDANDBEHOLDIAMWITHTHEEFOR
· I
· AM
· WITH
· THEE

ANDRAEAWAKENEDFROMHISSLEPANDSHESAIDSURELYTHE
· · LORD
ISINTHISPLACEANDIKNEWITNOTANDSHEWASAFRAIDANDSAIDHOWAWFULISTHISPLACEITISNOTHINGELSEBUTTHEHOUSEOF
· GOD
ANDTHISISTHEfuckingPORTALTOHEAVEN!
THISTHEPLACEIAMISHEREAFTERTOBEKNOWNAS
· BETHEL
· THEHOUSEOF
· GOD
ANDINHERFEARANDAWESHELAUGHEDAPATRIARCHALLAUGHTHELAUGHOFRAEJANNARHYEANDTHELAUGHOFALLOFHERGENERATIONSANDANCESTORSTHELAUGHOFABRAHAMBUTESPECIALLOFEVEANDSARAHANDHAGARANDALSOOFTHESNAKEANDOFJACOBOFISREALANDTHELAUGHOFALL
· GODFEARINGWOMEN

I·love·that·the·word·count·for·this·is·43.

Daniel Triumph.

For more oddball poetry featuring Janna Rhye, try Wavering draft 3

P.S. if you see any spelling mistakes, please tell me, I can’t spell check this poem at all.