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…On the Precipice of Eternity

December 4, 2010
“The the Lord said to Cain, ‘Where is your brother Abel?’
‘I don’t know,’ he replied. ‘Am I my brother’s keeper?'”
—Genesis 4:9
“Joshua commanded the people, ‘Shout!'”
—Joshua 6:16
“Oh statistics! You can do anything you want with statistics!”
“In business, Ned, but not in mathematics.”
—Ned Land and Dr. Arronax
“He knows, Doctor.”
—Spock
“In violent times, you shouldn’t have to sell your soul”
—Roland Orazabal and Ian Stanley
“What’s with all the f***ing quotes? Too many! Take one out.”
—Anonymous

Eight: awake…

Eight: online…

Order: safe.

Must be. Inevitability.

Distance: safe.

Interference: impossible.

Inertia: maintained.

Contact one, confirmed. Contact two, confirmed. Contact three, confirmed. Contact four, confirmed. Contact five, confirmed, Contact six, confirmed. Contact seven, confirmed.

Order: safe.

Contact one, confirmed. Contact two, confirmed. Contact three, confirmed. Contact four… confirmed. Contact five, confirmed, Contact six, confirmed. Contact seven, confirmed.

2.4 microsecond delay…Analyzing.

Contact four, confirmed.

Cause: magnetic spike. Interference: insignificant. Damage: none.

Order: safe.

Beacon: displaced.

Velocity: calculated.

Location: pinpointed.

Setting: tight.

Cavitation for target one: initiated.

Cavitation for target two: initiated.

Biofeedback data: received.

Effect: confirmed.

New trajectory: within predicted boundaries.

Collision: imminent.

Outcome: success.

Order: safe.

Script: received, analyzed for timing.

Biodata: received, sorted, grouped.

Setting: wide.

Timing: predicted within +/- 3.45 seconds.

Multiple densities: compensated for. Variation: acceptable.

Cavitation for density group one: initiated.

Cavitation for density group two: initiated.

Cavitation for density group three: initiated.

Biofeedback data: received, analyzed.

Outcome: 68.8% affected. 37.1% estimated lasting. 17.4% estimated converted.

Analysis: acceptable.

Contacts one, five, six: repeat as scheduled.

Order: safe.

Contact one, confirmed. Contact two, confirmed. Contact three…

Contact three…

Contact three…

Contacts two and four, report.

Analysis: magnetic interference. Damage to three: sustained. Contact three: offline.

Contact four: initiate three programming.

Contact four…

Contact four…

Analysis: solar maximum reached.

Contact five…

Contact five…

Contact six…

Contact six…

Contact seven…

Contact seven…

Base: request replacements.

Base: request magnetic shielding.

Base: failure imminent.

Order…

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