Anomalous Objects Catalogue chapter 1Anomalous Objects Catalogue chapter 11 year ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"I hear Pripyat is pleasant this time of year."
Sniper stood watch, just outside the old travel agency building. Aside from somehow withstanding the rest of the block collapsing around it, the shop was impressive for having reasonably preserved brochures. Captain and Pilot would often amuse themselves by planning trips to countries that no longer existed, and Engineer would gather what they discarded for kindling. Whenever Sniper grew sufficiently bored, he'd call out with something he thought was witty.
It was a bit like that, being on watch; you'd either say something funny and die knowing your sense of humour was too good for this world, or you'd say nothing and die without validating your ego.
"Actually," Engineer spoke up from the Visit Asia section, a finger tracing over dusty advertisements as he moved along the aisle, "One of the last GOOD directorate broadcasts sent out was a list of anomalies brought on by the apocalypse, and apparently Chernobyl became the least radiated pla
PERSONAL CATASTROPHE AND PROBABLE SOLUTIONSYour life is headed for a disastrous end.PERSONAL CATASTROPHE AND PROBABLE SOLUTIONS8 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Everyone will die.
That is a fact.
You will die.
Your friends will die.
Everyone you know will die.
These are indisputable facts.
Your body will break down and crash in one way or another.
Your heart will stop.
Your brain synapses will cease firing.
100% guaranteed termination.
You and everyone you know has less than 122 years left.
The oldest person alive was 122.
Oldest person alive now is 115.
Death should be your number one enemy.
Do not accept it.
Do not welcome it.
The question is - are you willing to extend, improve your life and the lives of those you love?
Why haven't you done it yet? Do you think it's impossible?
Flying for us was impossible until airplanes were built.
Now, the question is- how do we stop the personal catastrophe of death?
The logical answer is - science!
We can slow death down using modern medicine, and we can stop and reverse some accidental causes of death.
Aging is one cause that we cannot currentl
Benjamin Rahat Ghanem: Pt. 1Benjamin Rahat Ghanem: Pt. 111 months ago in Profiles More Like This
Name: Benjamin Rahat Ghanem
Nickname(s): The Guerrilla of the Dunes; the Revered Quincy; the Voice of Balance
Sexual Preference: Heterosexual
Alliance: Pro-Shinigami Loyalist
Aetherwall Sacrifice: Sight
Appearance: There is no Quincy alive who does not recognize the name Benjamin Rahat Ghanem. He is a man who is either loved or hated by the few members of his dwindling race, seen in polar terms as both a revolutionary leader and a man who betrayed his people to their mortal enemy. Before becoming the centerpiece of controversy, Benjamin was a silk merchant--one of many who kept his Quincy powers in check to appease Soul Society and its strict laws, and to avoid dealing damage to the delicate balance of life and death. The vast resources of his long-lived family allowed him and his relatives to remain isolated from the growing struggles of their race, and their contentment with the rules tha