Freethinker, P3, C1: Breaking the Routine
Memoirs of a Freethinker
Part 3: The Nature of Notre-Wood
Breaking the Routine
Generations of humankind have tread through this ancient world, each being born, living their lives, and ultimately dying. Such is the nature of life, but so too do non-living beliefs and organizations, following the pattern of birth, life, and death. Countries and cultures follow a similar pattern, albeit spanning a much longer period of time. Many of the ancient cultures and people met their end through war, their entirety being annihilated or absorbed into the conquering society in an everlasting mandate of heaven. But there is still another way for a civilization to leave existence: they are forgotten.
Due to a form of xenophobia, ethnocentrism, or events beyond their control, a people may be separated from the rest of the world. There, in isolation, they are forgotten about while they simultaneously for