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2023.06.06 14:22 ImaFireSquid My pitch for the inevitable Disney Peter Pan reboot
How I predict it will go
A direct adaptation of the original with like one new song, ditching the "What makes a red man red" thing entirely and putting more focus on Wendy's emotional struggle of being away from home.
How I want it to go
A prequel. The original movie didn't address the reality of Neverland, let's talk about it- there are essentially the three factions: Lost boys, pirates, and native Americans.
We know from the song "What makes the Red Man Red" that these people greet using the word "Hau", which means they're likely members of the Lakota tribe, backed up by their use of feathers in their headdresses and style of outfit and teepee. This means that somehow, grown Lakota natives traveled to neverland and settled there as immortals for who knows how long.
Captain Hook's ship is called the "Jolly Roger", named after the skull and crossbones flown by pirates (not privateers) of British descent as early as 1721. That means that by the time Peter Pan takes place (somewhere from 1807-1901), Captain Hook could be over 100 years old.
We don't see babies on either side, which means these two groups are in an absolute stalemate, with the natives occupying the land and the pirates encircling it to the best of their ability with one boat.
This is a fascinating setup.
I'd like to delve into the native group a bit, maybe introduce an old character who is dying of old age, who keeps telling stories of these creatures you can catch, and they can take you to a world where you live forever.
Maybe she catches a fairy and accidentally teaches the pirates how to use a fairy because she doesn't trust her family to listen to the old character's advice, so the pirates manage to do what Europe did for gunpowder and weaponize it to make a flying ship to go to neverland, while that girl who can only fly has to try to teach her entire tribe to do it. They arrive on a conquered island and have to outsmart and outmaneuver a much more militarily capable group off the island, which they eventually succeed in, causing the stalemate we see at the beginning of the story.
I'd like to imagine that there's a midpoint fight where the girl can fly but nobody else in her tribe can, so she has to guide the very competent pirates to earth, then a finale fight where her goal is to free the captured fairy that the pirates have, when her flight goes away and she has to sneak her way onto a flying ship full of superpowered flying pirates. The conclusion is the tribe thanking the fairy and letting it fly away, while they work to build a new society on this abandoned island.
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2023.06.06 14:22 virginiavonschaefer Integrative Medicine: A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellness
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2023.06.06 14:19 NeedRomanticPass 48 [M4F] #NJ - Seeking a special woman!
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I am a well educated, intelligent & professional man who is physically fit and accustomed to dealing with naughty women like you. I will lecture you and instruct you to pull your skirt up around your waist as I kneel before you and pull your panties down to your thighs. The delicious smell of your aroused pussy will rise to meet me. You will feel the cool air on your bush and revel in the delicious anticipation. Then I will instruct you to stand against the wall with your legs spread and your hands above your head while I slowly pace about behind you and your clit tingles with excitement. You will feel my eyes on your pussy and this thought will excite you even more. Then I will call you sternly and bend you over a chair so that your pussy is in full view - wet, exposed, vulnerable. Oh, the shame of it. I will stroke your clit gently and when you try to stop me I will slap your cheeks hard.
Then I will commence the spanking proper. Perhaps I will use my hand. If you resist too much I will use a slipper or my leather belt. It will sting, but not be intolerable, and every now and again you would feel my fingers probe your fragrant slippery slit, making you gasp with pleasure and ache for penetration. Maybe I will tell you to reach between your legs and spread your lips apart with your fingers as I kneel behind you and slide my tongue between your sopping aromatic folds. I will continue spanking your now very red ass and you will be torn between tears and screams of delight. When your punishment is over, I will instruct you to kneel in front of me and take my big cock deep into your mouth, making you almost gag as I hold your hair and fuck your face while you moan approvingly and look up at me, your eyes wild with desire. When I am convinced that you want my cock badly enough I will turn you around on your hands & knees and I will wait as you kneel in that position until you BEG me to fuck you, and then I will grab you firmly by your hips and RAM my hard cock into your wet & swollen pussy hard and fast; banging you the way you were meant to be banged, until we both collapse in a sweaty heap of sexual bliss.
I know you are wet after reading this so lets do something about it..
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2023.06.06 14:18 jpitha Just A Little Further 21/40
Fine. I admit it.
The Royal Dawn is a really
And the best part is, after my... demonstration to the Administrative offices today, I didn't have to order the Hotel to give us some rooms! They just offered rooms to us the minute we walked in!
I was given 'The Empress Suite.' I giggled at the name. I wonder if this had something to do with the royal retinue back in the day. Between the opulence, the name, and the theme it feels possible. It is possible. There was always more than the Throne for you and your retinue. Every Starbase competed to offer you the most luxurious accommodations. After all, if you didn't like them, you could just rest on your starship.
My room - my suite of rooms actually - are easily the nicest place I've slept in my entire life. I made sure Omar, Ava, Um'reli and I each had our own rooms and while I'm glad that they have their own space, I'm too used to being around other people in the close quarters of FarReach or Starbases back home. I rattle around the rooms opening cabinets and drawers until I see it in the corner near a window overlooking the promenade.
They have a bath here!
It's made of some kind of golden flecked white stone, and is carved to look like it was weathered by the wind and water over millions of years. I figure out the taps, and set a bath going.
Once it's finished, I take off my outfit - Ugh, I wish I packed, this is my only clothes unless I use the Nanites to make more - and slip into the bath. It's blissfully relaxing.
I'm laying back in the tub, just floating, and I wish Ava was here with me.
Where did that come from?
I think for a split second about calling her in, but decide against it. I'm sure she'd come running if I called, I'm sure she'd be... enthusiastic about it, but I don't think I'm ready yet. I comfort myself with the thought, and soak for nearly an hour.
After, I dry and climb into the bed naked. I'll deal with clothes tomorrow.
More wild dreams.
My ship, operated and led by my most trusted Builder, Aeche, carries us to her prized Starbase. Built on her order for me, it's beautiful. She takes me on a tour, and we visit all of the highlights. She is especially proud of the transit system, the largest off planet in the Empire.
A team of 10 Builders live and work at the Reach operating in shifts to make sure all the needs of the residents and builders that live here are taken care of. It's one of the most complex Starbases yet and one of the most impressive.
That night, she comes to my rooms while I'm in the bath. She asks to join me, and I accept. For her, this is a culmination of months of jockeying and positioning to catch my eye, it's the realization of a goal years in the making.
For me, it's a fun night. She is easy on the eyes though, I see no harm in keeping her around for a while.
The next day, she leads me to the Throne. The only larger one exists back home on Imperia and I get the impression that this one is smaller only out of courtesy.
Sitting upon the Throne, with a full contingent of Builders behind me, I'm able to instantly take stock of my Empire. Things are going well. There are new reports from the frontier, and I set them to my ship, Worldshaker
, so I have something to read while en route to the K'laxi.
This is the last stop before I go see the K'laxi, turn their Gate back on and remind them what the price of insubordination is. Worldshaker is getting reprovisioned and refreshed as the trip is longer than normal and I want to make sure we can stay a while if needed. On my way out, I'll touch the Gate, and commit an upload.
That night, Aeche visits me again, and we have more fun. After, we go to bed and I lay awake thinking about next steps. Aeche sighs and rolls over in her sleep next to me. I stroke her hair gently. Yes, things are going quiet well. It's nice to have some quiet.
I wake up in my bed, alone, in the hotel room, fully myself again. Not only was that the most... idyllic dream I've had yet, it's the first that I felt like it was me doing the things, not some other Empress. Yes, the Nanites are doing well. You can probably integrate with the Throne if you were to try. It's up to you however. But remember you told The Smell of Soil after Rain to bring everyone today. We should head over there.
Hmm Good point. Okay, let's get up, get dressed, grab everyone and head over. I look over at my outfit from yesterday. It's nice, and it's impressive, but if I'm going to be presenting as Empress to everyone, I need something... more.
I concentrate and think about what would be right. I don't think about specifics, I let the Nanites take my whims into consideration and see what I get. The fog cloud of them surrounds me and my outfit from yesterday and I when they finish I turn and look in the mirror near the bath.
I'm still in royal blue - good, I like that color - but the outfit now is a... strapless ball gown? It's rather severely low cut - I wonder if that's from dreaming about Aeche - and the dress clings on the top half and billows and flows on the lower half and ends in sparking stars and nebulae on a train that flows behind me, rippling gently as if a breeze is blowing it. I check and... yes, it's not touching the ground. That's a neat trick. I'm wearing taller heels than yesterday too, but at least they're comfortable - for now. It's not something that Lieutenant Mullen would ever wear, but it seems... right for Empress Melody The First. I'll roll with it. In deference to who I am, there is
a way to mount my rifle on my back. I click it in place and feel complete. I wonder how many Empresses were armed? Many were. We even have records of a few who would carry a battle rifle with them.
That brings me some happiness. Even after how different we are, there are still some things that I share with Empresses across time.
As I open the door to leave, I see Omar, Ava and Um'reli in the hall already dressed and ready. They turn to see me and Ava and Um'reli both gasp and blush. Omar grins wickedly. "Melody, I have to say that this is the first time since you told us you were an Empress that you look the part. That is an amazing outfit."
I curtsy slightly "Thank you Omar. Did you all sleep well? I have a hunch with the Nanites you had... intense dreams?"
Ava snaps her had up to me. "I did! I dreamt that I was running a Starbase. We were preparing for your visit and I had so much to do, but I knew how to do all of it, and I had a really strong team, and you complimented
our readiness when you arrived!"
Um'reli looks at me with an odd expression. "I did too, but... I dreamt I was a human
. A Builder. I was operating a Starship, the Sunrunner
. We were tasked by you directly to tour the frontier worlds and build a report about how they were doing, if they needed anything and if we thought there was any unrest. We were very proud because you had personally asked for us."
"What about you Omar?" Ava turns and looks at him.
"Yeah, I had a vivid dream. I dreamt that I was a planetary administrator. I ruled over more than a billion people on a world with two suns. One was white and the other was larger and redder. I remember clearly the odd shadows it cast, and how everything had an odd coloration. You had requested an increase in the delivery of Magnesium. We were able to meet the new quota this time, but I was worried that if you had requested to keep the quote high, how we would be able to make it without overworking the miners."
"Wow, so not only did you dream about being a Builder, not only did you dream about being a powerful Builder, but you all were in direct contact with the Empress. I wonder if that's because you received your Nanites from me directly."
"Who knows?" Um'reli looks at all of us. "But I for one am starving. Let's get some breakfast and go back to the Throne. Melody has a performance to give."
We head downstairs and sure enough there is a restaurant attached to the Hotel. We sit down and immediately I ask for a carafe of boiling hot water to be brought. While we wait, I take out my hand grinder and scale and make some coffee. By the time the water arrives, everything is ready. The Mariens who brought me the water is watching curiously as I make the coffee. Soon enough, it's finished, and I take the first sip of coffee in nearly three days.
Ahh, now, I can rule.
"Pardon my asking, Empress, but what is that?" The Mariens points to my beverage.
"It's called coffee. It's the roasted seed of a plant that's native to the planet we lived on. I like to drink an extraction of it made with boiling water. It does have a chemical, called caffeine, that offers a stimulant effect to Hu-Builders, but we've found it to be toxic to other Sapients, like our friends the K'laxi here. You can smell it if you'd like though." I hold out the cup.
The Mariens leans in and gently inhales. They lean back sharply and look at me. "That smells amazing
." Their body language expresses wonder. "Truly, the Builders do amazing things. Now, what will you be having for breakfast?"
We order and eat and walk towards the Throne. As we're walking this time, people are not
ignoring us. Children wave, people follow us with their eyes. They don't seem to be fearful of us, more respectful this time. As we turn a corner, I see Rapid River Roaring and The Smell of the Ocean. They look worse for wear. Both of them have matted feathers, even a few bare spots. Wild eyed they're looking around. River is clutching a bag of some kind.
They turn and see me. Relief washes over them and they run up to me "Empress! My Empress!" They both approach me and bow low, head touching the ground. "We have completed your task. We have found Vivvix and Zemmlin and brought them to you."
Ava looks around. "But, where are they?"
I know where they are.
River opens the bag they're carrying.
Inside are most of Vivvix and Zemmlin.
"I see..." I try to not look unsettled. Omar's face darkens and he turns away. Ava look in and nods, satisfied. Um'reli doesn't look in, but she isn't unsettled by this development either.
Well. What's done is done. "I would have preferred they be brought to me alive, but my fault for not specifying that. Where were they?"
"The cowards were hiding in the docks. They were attempting to board another ship and catch up to that traitor, Ottarn. We were able to surprise them, and carried out your order, Empress."
"Yes, I can see that. Er, thank you both for your hard work. Go to High Line
and find Starlight on a Moonless Evening. After this presentation, I plan on visiting the ship to assess it for refitting.
They both bow again. "Empress." First
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2023.06.06 14:18 annapoh56 I think i wasted money on a poorly done neuropsychological evaluation.
MY QUESTIONS (feel free to skip the context part) 1. Can the WAIS-III reliably be applied online? 2. Can an accurate general IQ measure be obtained if only the verbal IQ subtests are performed (all of them) plus only one of the performance IQ subtests (picture completion)? 3. Was I supposed to be allowed to take notes during the arithmetic subtest? (I was and now that I found out that the arithmetic subtest was actually testing working memory, this seems strange to me - my results obviously came up very high).
CONTEXT: I was advised to do a full neuropsychological evaluation to assess giftedness. This is really expensive in country where I live (uk) , so I decided to do that online with a nwuropsychologist in Brazil (my home country) , but I still paid good money for it. I spoke to a few different neuropsychologists who said they could do the relevant tests online, but at the time I didn't know which tests those where specifically, or how they were meant to be applied. I know I should have properly looked into this before, and I regret not having done that now, but I guess I was a bit lazy and also a bit anxious to get it done, so I just rushed into it a bit. I decided ro do with with a psychologist who had been recommended ro me by someone else who has done a full IN PERSON neuropsychological evaluation with that same lady and said she was great, I asked her if she spuld also do the tests online and she said yes, so I trusted the process and results would be reliable.
We had about 8 sessions, in which she applied several personality tests which I did not ask for, nor see the relevance of, and then proceeded to apply some of the subtests if the WAIS -III. I didn't know anything about standardised intelligence tests before so I just went with what she was doing. When she told me with were all done I found it strange because it didn't feel like we had done enough to evaluate my intelligence. Only later looking up the WAIS-III I realised that she only applied the verbal iq substests on me, and only one of the performance iq tests (picture completion). Also, on my arithmetic subtests, she allowed me to use pen and paper to take notes.
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2023.06.06 14:17 Ifyaaintfirstyalast Advice/guidance needed
Didn’t think I’d really ever had to write a post in this sub, but here I am lol. So, I [F38] met a pretty awesome friend online [M35] a few months back (January). Started innocent and friendly enough but then we gave each other our phone numbers back in March. We slowly started to get to know each other more. Talk flirty and serious and hadn’t gone a day without hearing from each other.
Never really talked about what kind of relationship we have. To be completely honest, I know I have strong feelings for him. I suspect he does too but given that we are on complete opposite sides of the states, I feel we aren’t wanting to put a label? I’ve got 2 kids and he doesn’t have any. We’ve both been in previous narcissistic relationships so we do both have issues with trust and honesty.
Fast forward to Sunday night. Usual casual talk and he went silent for a few minutes. Figured he feel asleep (he’s 3 hours ahead) so I went to get my daughter’s bath ready. In that span, I guess he called me and I hadn’t answered as my phone was in the other room and the water was running. He text me he was heading to bed and goodnight and that’s the last I heard from him since. Went to grab my phone minutes later to see if I got any messages and that’s when I saw. Wanted to call back but he said he was going to bed. I texted him “My bad… I didn’t realize you called” and essentially good night. He read the message (he turned on read notifications) yesterday morning and that’s it.
My question is, do I reach out? Do I let him reach out to me? Had instances were he’d get upset at me for what he feels is me gaslighting him or lying (would never lie). Both times I sent him a message saying I’m sorry if he felt I was being anything but honest. I’m wondering if he’s upset I didn’t answer his call? And this is where I’m wondering if I should give him space? Do I tell him I’m giving him space or just do it? We aren’t in a relationship and he owes me nothing. He usually messages me in the morning and evening and haven’t heard from him since. So it’s definitely unusual. And I’m here in my head wondering what the heck I did wrong. Not to mention my strong feelings for him is making my stomach sick.
Any advice or help or anything would be most helpful.
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2023.06.06 14:17 UnderstandingSome322 Not sure what this stems from, but I get triggered by compliments, any advice?
I've been dating my girl for 6 years and although we were always happy or at least content and we enjoy each others company, maybe even depend on each other at this point, we were never really the expressive type. This means, even though I compliment her a lot and we made it a point to try to tell each other clearly how we feel, I never received many compliments, aside from an occasional "you look handsome today," which was honestly a mental boost for the next 2 months, lmao.
Lately, I feel like she (without any prompt) started to compliment me more, but she's also away a lot, so she's got an active life and meets more people now. I don't generally care and she's helped me work through my jealousy issues by being upfront and working through any issues with her, it helped a lot that she was willing to communicate about it and even took some consideration before doing things I might find inappropriate. I don't wanna sound like an asshole, but I definitely used to be when we started dating. That's why I'm making a point of telling you about my issues, before connecting it to the whole "compliment" thing.
As I said before, she's around people a lot now and I'm ok with it, as long as we communicate (this doesn't mean she needs to send me report on anything she does, just to be honest and open when I do ask about anything that worries me) - also dont' worry, we've set up boundaries, so she doesn't ever feel pressured or controlled. To be fair, most of the time I feel that way a bit, as I feel I've got virtually zero impact on her decision making, unless we're planning something she's looking forward to, but I know she tried to accomidate my needs as well, so it's fine.
Anyway, again went off topic. Sorry. She started complimenting me a bit more often recently and it absolutely triggers me. I try to control my urges and try to mask my feelings, but I am insanely worried. She had 6 years to of almost daily interaction to make me feel seen, but now, when we're aparrt a bit more and she's active, which as discussed earlier can potentially make me a bit jealous, she starts complimenting me more. Not just my looks, but also my perosonality, which I've been working on for years to improve for her and to make her feel like she's worth everything. It's a weird timing. It bothers me that I can't take a compliment without falling into a whirlwind of traumatizing thoughts, "what could this means" and the spiral begins...
I brough it up with her and asked if something happened and if there's anything she wants to tell me. She brushed it off and said I was beingf paranoid. A while after, I had this same reaction so I asked her again if anything was wrong or if she feels bad about something, because I'm simply not used on being comlimented when everything is ok between us. She got a bit mad and told me to trust her more, which I completely understand and I thinnk I'd react in the same way.
I feel like the asshole, I'm pretty sure I am. Buut this is a personal issue t hat I can't work out with her, so how do I go aboiut fixing it alone? I know it's not by being even more intrusive and showering her with self-reassuuring questions and there is not way to morally bring up that I do infact need some reasurance.
How do I fix myself? Thank you and sorry for this absolutely incohesive rant. This is also a throwaway for clear rreasons, but I will be logged in and answering comments for a couple days.
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2023.06.06 14:08 ipeelmyburgers I (23M) am in a sort of long distance relationship and I don't know what to do.
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But anyway when I was 16 I relocated to a completely different country with my family and I seriously think I'll spend the rest of my life here. Every 2 or so years her and her family come over for a vacation. Because we were such good friends I never really thought it would turn into this, she came over at the end of last year and it was different. I can't really put my finger on why, but I just couldn't take my eyes off her, something in my head just clicked and totally changed the way I saw her, and I really saw her, not just for everything she is but for everything she isn't. She just seems to be the whole package, everything I could ever ask for.
about 2 weeks after she left I told her how I felt, she was extatic, and obviously so was I. I don't think I have ever been happier than in that moment. we call each other so often, and most of the time the calls last well over 4 hours. I'm not a super social person but when we talk everything just comes out, it's so natural and easy, and I can listen to her to forever, thats how I feel anyway.
I know it's only been around 6 months but I don't know when we'll see each other again, we're both incredibly busy with work and stuff. it's also going to be atleast 4 years until we can get her visa approved, I truely think it'll all be worth it when she's here. the only issue is i don't know if I can entirely trust for some reason, I don't know if she's going to be faithful or if shes going to change her mind because it's very far away until she'll get here. so for that reason I don't know if I'm wasting my time, I want to be there for her but I feel like that's impossible, I'm trying I truely am but I feel helpless and I don't know if I'm enough to keep her happy for now. I hope it will all work out.
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2023.06.06 14:08 FachoFacho Experimenting with Large Language Models as Individuals in Simulated Capitalistic Systems - Seeking Ideas and Refinements
Title: Experimenting with Large Language Models as Individuals in Simulated Capitalistic Systems - Seeking Ideas and Refinements
I have been pondering an intriguing experiment involving large language models acting as individuals in a simulated capitalistic system, and I would greatly appreciate your thoughts and contributions to refine this idea. I believe that the community of complex system enthusiasts can provide valuable insights to explore this concept further.
To characterize a capitalistic system, I envision starting with a simple example that we can interpret easily. In this simulation, each individual agent would be given a restricted amount of resources, simulating the scarcity present in real-world capitalism. Additionally, I'm considering introducing a currency system where individuals exchange services using this currency.
The core idea is to create a system where agents interact with each other in mutually beneficial exchanges. Currency, in this context, serves as an abstract representation of mutual benefit since an exchange of currency implies agreement that both parties find advantageous.
My main curiosity lies in observing the collective behavior of limited agents, where their interactions result in emergent properties greater than the sum of their parts. Much like the unexpected decentralization of decision-making in ant colonies, I believe that even simple behaviors can lead to remarkable outcomes.
However, I am unsure about the impact of information constraints within this system. Should there be limitations on the exchange of information among agents? If all agents have unlimited memory and access to information, this system may not offer significant advantages over a centralized approach, except for the flexibility it provides. I'm eager to hear your thoughts on this aspect.
Furthermore, I would like to explore the concept of trust and reputation within the network. Trust, in the context of information, could be defined as reliable information that agents can rely upon. How can we incorporate this element of trust into the simulation? Do you have any ideas or suggestions on how to define and implement trust within this system?
While I believe that careful construction of each agent's goals may not be crucial, I think that the means of achieving these goals with restricted resources are vital. How can we design the agents to optimize resource utilization and still achieve their objectives effectively?
I hope these initial ideas provide a starting point for discussion. I am open to any suggestions, refinements, or alternative approaches that you may have. Let's collaborate and explore the fascinating dynamics of complex systems together!
Thank you in advance for your contributions, and I look forward to hearing your ideas!
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2023.06.06 14:07 Jackviator The Spacer’s Guide to Caring For Your Pet Human (Part 20)
On this episode, the group takes a stab at historical reenactments, the author takes some… “subtle
” comedic jabs at certain contemporary events, and we find out where they’ve been hoarding the post-apocalyptic Twinkies.™
As always, I hope you enjoy. :)
As the group exited the Air Force base and began heading towards their destination, Kate looked at the surroundings as they walked. The area looked relatively untouched by the chaos of the past few weeks. The only evidence of it was an enormous pillar of smoke in the distance.
As Jack noticed Kate and a few others in the group staring at it, he nodded in understanding.
“That’s downtown Saint Paul, or at least the remains of it. From what we’ve been able to gather, the nuke we couldn’t stop in time exploded almost directly above the Capitol building. We only managed to put out the last of the fires in what little remains of downtown earlier today.”
“…How many people-“
Anticipating the question, Jack cut her off.
“We don’t know. …We may never
know. We can only speculate.”
Kate’s face fell.
“Yeah, I figured that’d be the answer…”
Kate remained morosely silent as they approached the fort. Jack turned to address the crowd.
“Welcome to historic Fort Snelling. …Well, historic to us humans, anyway. Having a fort two centuries old is probably chump change to all of you from a time perspective, eh?”
Kate’s brow furrowed in confusion as she looked up at the stone walls of the fort, its stone tower chock-full of early-1800’s firearm loopholes meant for muskets.
“Wait, what?! …When they said we were going to “Fort Snelling,” I figured it’d be an active military base. Why’re we using a historic site…?”
“It wasn’t actually the military’s decision to do that. A couple days after the bombs fell, a group of survivors moved into the fort. When questioned, I believe the leader of the initial group was quoted as saying “EMPs can’t knock out a big damn wall.” She was right; the stone walls of the fort are a great deterrent to looters and other kinds of people looking for trouble, and it’s easily defensible. Given that we obviously had way
bigger things to worry about at the time, we just let them be.
Then, as more and more people showed up to our Air Force base looking for help, we decided the fort would make a good site for a refugee camp. The original group didn’t object; they actually welcomed the security having others around brought, especially once we started the organized armed patrols a few days ago.”
Y’ggdrasog piped up from beside Kate, a bit of indignation in his tone.
<“That’s all well and good, but what about respecting its historic significance? …Preserving the past, and all that?”>
“Relax. The only truly historic things here are a few of the buildings. The vast majority of what was on display inside said buildings- antique-looking tin cups, butter churns, muskets, that sort of thing- were just modern-made replicas, to give visitors an idea of what the fort used to look like back when it was still in use.
…We’ve actually thrown the vast majority of that junk into those “assimilator” thingies you Collective types brought along with you. It was either that, or burn them to keep warm. …Way I figure it, we can always just make more fake “historic” tchotchkes when we’re not fighting for the survival of our species, eh?”
Y’ggdrasog crossed his arms, and while he was clearly still unhappy about it, relented.
<“…Alright, fair enough...”>
As the group finally passed through the fort’s front gate, Kate could see a veritable sea of tents in the center of the area. They had passed plenty of tents on the way there in parking lots, boulevards and so on, but not nearly to this level of density.
Kate marveled at the sight, leaning toward Y’ggdrasog to murmur.
“People must have fought to get placed in here until there was literally no room left, and the tents were packed in like sardines.”
Y’ggdrasog gave her a quizzical look.
<“…What’s a “sardine?””>
“It's just a- …nevermind, it’s not important…”
Migtryl began to speak as the rest of the group filed through the gate.
<“Here and a few spots outside the fort are where you’ll be working for the most part. We reserved several tents for you to use both in and outside the fort, customized with your biologies in mind. I’ll start by giving you all a tour of the premises, so you can familiarize yourself with the different areas you might be needed.
…Starting off, over there you’ll see the impromptu medical center we’ve constructed. If you have any prior medical experience in your work history, you will be placed there. Next, we’ll be moving to…”>
Migtryl began walking off, talking and occasionally pointing with a wing or leg as they went and the group trailed behind them. As Kate tried her best to keep pace with Y’ggdrasog’s long strides, she could see that the crowds of humans inside the fort were parting like a sea around them, just like they behaved at the runway. Many looked at them with fear in their eyes, others with disgusted sneers.
Kate’s shoulders slumped as she finally realized: Almost no one trusts them yet.
She was so lost in thought over the implications of this that she bumped into Y’ggdrasog, who had abruptly stopped walking. She glanced up at him to see him staring toward a group of humans near the edge of the medical center. His glow was crimson, his eyes haunted. She followed his gaze to see-
Her eyes widened. Oh no…
The man he was staring at lay on a cot under an improvised tarp-tent. They were being tended to by several medical personnel, both human and alien, that were changing the bandages covering their body, and little wonder; they were absolutely covered
Before Kate could think of what to do to help her friend, she saw J’Ffrane almost literally materialize between Y’ggdrasog and the bandaged burn victim. Their voice was warm and soothing as they spoke.
<“Feel this moment, accept it, then let it pass. Remember? …Don’t let yourself drown in it.”>
It was like Y’ggdrasog was awakened from a dream as he blinked a few times and glanced at J’Ffrane.
<“Y-yes, I- …I remember...”>
He closed his eyes and took a deep breath, slowly letting it out in a shaky exhale as he turned to Kate, opening his eyes once more to meet her concerned gaze.
<“Come on, let’s not fall too far behind.”>
“…Are you alright?”
Y’ggdrasog gave her a weak smile, though the crimson of his stressful glow remained.
<“Of course I’m not. …But that’s not going to stop me from helping your people.”>
He took one last glance at the burn victim before turning and setting off once more towards the tour group.
J’Ffrane gave an approving nod as he walked away, leaning towards Kate and whispering.
<“He’s come so far... Half a cycle ago, he likely would have been nearly catatonic for the rest of the day.”>
Despite the encouraging words, Kate’s shoulders fell as she started walking after Y’ggdrasog.
“I should have thought of this... There have to be thousands- no, tens of thousands, maybe even six figures
worth of burn victims from the bombs, in these two cities alone!”
<“And we will be with him to hold out a limb to grasp when he needs it. Just as he and I will be there for you, and you two for I, should the need arise.”>
Kate looked up at J’Ffrane, surprised.
“How would we help you?”
J’Ffrane smiled down at her.
<“You already have. Every
person who asks for my assistance helps me immensely just by doing so. It helps me remember that I have a place in the world, and that place is giving the help they so desperately need. …Now then, let’s catch back up to the crowd and find out how we can best do that here, hm?”>
And with that, J’Ffrane’s dissipated as they flew forward towards Y’ggdrasog and the rest of the group trailing along behind Migtryl.
“Hey, wait up!”
Despite the brief interruption, Kate hadn’t missed much by the time she caught back up, and she was soon learning more and more of the facilities and service centers the Collective had constructed around the fort.
While the local military stationed in the fort were (rather fittingly) occupying the fort’s centuries-old barracks, they were actually the main supplier of the vast majority of the tents around the compound.
“More tents are being constructed every day for use in the surrounding area,” said Jack. “We ran our own supply of military-grade tents dry a few days ago, but we’ve been able to scavenge more from places like camping supply stores, alongside manufacturing our own from tarps and the like. Not exactly comfortable to live in, but we have to take what we can get.”
Kate put her good hand up to ask a question, shivering a bit as she did so in the crisp, late-autumn air.
“How well do they retain heat in all this cold?”
“A very good question. Normally it would be quite the problem, doubly so given just how damned cold Minnesota can get in fall weather alone. Luckily, however, the Collective came up with a solution. …Migtryl?”
<“We used a few of the fabricators we have at our disposal to create personal solar-powered heating units to heat each tent. …It’s a bit inefficient given the cloud cover, but on even the cloudiest of days they’re able to achieve over 150% of the solar exposure needed to get a full, week-long charge in a matter of hours.”>
Jack chimed in with a smile.
“It certainly beats the bonfires we filled with whatever we could lay our hands on to burn before you all got here, that’s for sure!”
From there, they moved on to the camp’s utilities.
As the water purification plants of the area had been rendered mostly inoperable by the EMPs and cyberwarfare attacks, the Collective had repurposed a few industrial sump pumps to direct water from the Mississippi River into an assimilator system. The assimilator broke it down and removed all the pollutants in the river water until all that remained was potable water, and distributed to locals to drink-
<“…or at least, to those who don’t refuse to drink it, that is.”> Migtryl said.
An alien of a species Kate didn’t recognize (one that almost resembled a snake if not for their arms and upright stature, who was strapped to a mechanical walker to get around the terrain) piped up, beating her to the punch.
they drink it?”>
Migtryl paused, glancing at Jack and weighing their words carefully before speaking.
<“…A small, but nonetheless very
vocal portion of the local population seem to be under the mistaken impression we’re putting chemicals, nanites and so on in the water to do things such as influence their actions, up to and including controlling their sexuality, for some reason. …Anyway, such people often choose to simply boil and drink water taken directly from the river itself, instead of taking the purified water rations we offer.”>
In contrast to the shocked and horrified reactions of the aliens around her, Kate merely sighed and rolled her eyes. Yeah, that sounds about right…
Another alien, this time a kentzaré, timidly raised one of their manipulation tendrils.
<“...Have many people gotten sick from doing that?”>
<“Unfortunately, yes. Even boiling the water sometimes wasn’t enough to prevent many such individuals from developing symptoms of several waterborne-based diseases, and that’s not even going into the possible long-term effects of the various pollutants in the water.
We also have individuals here and there who even refuse the fallout-proof masks we offer. …Something about “not using them before, not using them now” and “not living in fear”…?”>
As Kate facepalmed hard enough to leave a handprint mark on her forehead for a minute or two, Migtryl shook his head in frustration.
<“…We must make an effort to always remember that the majority of these people are hurt, scared, and in all likelihood grieving the death of at least one loved one, friend, or what have you. Most do not trust us. We must simply be patient with them, help those willing to receive it, and not give those who are unwilling any further cause for suspicion or hostility. …Now, come along; we have much more to look at.”>
With that, they both turned and began walking towards a long but narrow stone building. As they reached it, Jack turned to the group.
“This is the commissary. It’s where we keep the supplies we distribute to the civilians. It may look small, but looks can be deceiving. …C’mon, let’s step inside. Just remember to dust yourself off first!”
Y’ggdrasog glanced at the door clearly made for human proportions and shook his head, sighing as he turned to Kate.
<“You two go on ahead. I have no desire to work out the kink in my back later from having to be hunched over inside.”>
Kate smiled in amusement as several other taller species of aliens nodded, muttered their agreement and so on.
“Well, sorry on behalf of humanity for us being so short. …Anyway, see you in a bit, Yiggy!”
<“…Kate, please, not in front of others…”>
Kate’s smile only widened as she turned and followed J’Ffrane with the rest of the group as they entered the building.
As they descended a set of stairs, Kate was surprised to see that despite its outer appearances, the building went several stories underground. As she descended down the first flight of stairs, a feeling of unease began to eat away at her. Her hairs began to stand on end, goosebumps rising despite the heaters inside the building.
Jack continued his explanation as they continued descending.
“The ground where this building stands was where they initially quarried out a lot of the stone necessary for building the majority of the fort’s walls and buildings back in the 1800’s. When they finished, the line of thinking was “well, we’ve made a really big hole, may as well use it for something.” So they built this commissary to act as a mega-cellar of sorts; it could store enough food to last the initial inhabitants of the fort an entire year.”
As they descended to the final level, Kate looked out across a sizable collection of boxes of various shapes and sizes stacked upon pallets. As she gazed at them, an eerie feeling of familiarity and something being inexplicably, terribly wrong
settled onto her, and she only barely heard Jack continuing to speak.
“Most of the supplies that don’t belong to anyone in particular are either stored here, or wherever we can stuff them in what little free space there is left in the other buildings of the fort. Groups go out every day to scavenge for more food, general supplies, raw materials to put into your “assimilators” to make things like our filtered masks-“ 150 spare air filters-
<“-as the assimilators and fabricators can only do so much at one time, we scavenge as much food as possible due to most of their time being taken up purifying the polluted water-“> 75 spare half-year water filters-
“It’s important to keep track of everything else we store here, so a lot of the work is just tallying everything up. It’s tedious, but very important; we need to know what we have to give those with very specific dietary needs-“ 500 cans of spinach, 300 cans of olives, 700 cans of baked beans-
“Members of our species still have occasional issues with allergies, diabetes, that sort of thing. I’m told we likely will continue to have those for at least a decade or so before you Collective folks can develop those “immunity implants” necessary to sort them out. …Assuming the average Joe is willing to work with them, when the most advanced tech they had before was-“ 3 spare radios, 50 packs of AAA batteries-
Kate only just barely managed to drag herself back to the present as she felt J’Ffrane metallic hand gently tugging at her sleeve. She turned to see them wordlessly gazing at her, a concerned expression on their face. Only after their intervention did she notice she had begun to start breathing erratically as Migtryl kept talking.
<“…Beyond moving the supplies where they need to go, the job’s not very physical. For the most part, it’s just counting how much of any one item we have and writing down the results. We usually give the job to people who are injured or otherwise not at their best, but still want to contribute.”>
Migtryl glanced over at Kate, who unbeknownst to him was having a desperate internal struggle to try and keep herself calm.
<“You’d be a perfect fit here, heh!”>
Kate sunk into herself a bit at his words, and found herself wishing she could turn invisible as the group turned to stare at her. Her voice was barely audible as she felt obligated to murmur out a response.
“…I, uh- pant
…d-don’t think that- pant
…would be a good idea…” Not again, not again… Just stay cool, don’t keep hyperventilating, just move on, just- stop it. Stop stop STOP oh god why can’t I just breathe normally?! Just k-keep cool, just- …OH DON’T YOU START CRYING YOU WORTHLESS BI-
She felt the touch of J’Ffrane’s metallic hand on her shoulder, bringing her back to herself.
<“Come on, Stardust; let’s take a walk.”>
Kate hesitantly nodded and let herself be walked away from the group by J’Ffrane’s gentle leading hand, wiping her tears away as she went. Migtryl glanced at Jack, who was staring after the pair, his expression worried.
<“…Was it something I said?”>
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