Everything you can imagine is real. -- Pablo Picasso
For Patricia, the love of my life.
Once upon a time, before fish could talk and before the Canons of Cantor became more popular that the Bible, the Koran, or the Torah, there was a town nestled n the curl of a river where science and superstition blended as seamlessly as blue sky and the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains.
What exactly happened depends on who you ask. When the possibilities intertwine like a hundred people having sex with a herd of goats, we call it a "barblefarb." -- Canduka Cantor
At an abstract level, war is like sex. It's all about positioning. -- Canduka Cantor
Reality is a dipsy doodle dancer. -- Canduka Cantor
There was never a Lady Luck. It was always a man. -- Canduka Cantor
Lies become reality if we believe them. Truth isn't truth. -- Canduka Cantor
In theory you can debate whether you are alive or dead or dreaming. In practice, the decision's easy. -- Canduka Cantor
"Who we are" is a belief. "What we might become" is a hope or fear.
As Sundar pondered this transformation, he realized the lines separating truth and delusion were as vague as the ridgelines of the Great Smoky Mountains and as nuanced as the fabric of human identity. Inspired by Diana's courage and sacrifice, he believed that he, too, could do anything if he imagined it. In that moment, Sundar Rao became a different person.
In 2042 America, an agoraphobic woman in an Appalachian ghost town fights misogynistic delusional men bent on destroying women’s rise to power by releasing a genetic virus that makes all females subservient slaves.