By Stephan Michael Loy
Egypt, 8000 years in the past. The gods stroll between males as titans, robust beings with passions that circulation mountains, repair stars within the heavens, and grasp the forces of lifestyles and demise. inside of this international, the evil god Set betrays and murders his brother Osiris, king of wealthy and revered Abydos. Set steals all that Osiris had, together with the queen, Isis, the goddess of existence and sweetness. Isis survives defilement through her enormous conqueror to flee and bend her powers towards discovering her love and bringing him again from demise. yet, like several gods, Isis is trapped regardless of her energy, for she will by no means transcend the bounds of her nature. For that, she wishes the help of guy. during this quest, kingdoms fall, armies conflict, and the stability of energy among gods and males is altered ceaselessly. Who holds energy in such cataclysmic clash? Is it those that outline energy, or those that outline themselves?
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I'm afraid I will compete—that's what scares me. That's why I quit the Theatre Department. Just because I'm so horribly conditioned to accept everybody else's values, and just because I like applause and people to rave about me, doesn't make it right. I'm ashamed of it. I'm sick of it. I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. " She paused, and suddenly picked up her glass of milk and brought it to her lips. "I knew it," she said, setting it down. "That's something new. My teeth go funny on me.
It's about the only thing I've ever heard you—" "I just quit, that's all," Franny said. "It started embarrassing me. " She reflected. "I don't know. It seemed like such poor taste, sort of, to want to act in the first place. I mean all the ego. And I used to hate myself so, when I was in a play, to be backstage after the play was over. All those egos running around feeling terribly charitable and warm. Kissing everybody and wearing their makeup all over the place, and then trying to be horribly natural and friendly when your friends came backstage to see you.
Franny was annoyed. "I'm not hungry, Lane —I'm sorry. My gosh. Now, please. You order what you want, why don't you, and I'll eat while you're eating. " Lane craned his neck and caught the waiter's attention. A moment later, he ordered the chicken sandwich and the glass of milk for Franny, and snails, frogs' legs, and a salad for himself. He looked at his wrist-watch when the waiter had gone, and said, "We're supposed to be up at Tenbridge at one-fifteen, one-thirty, incidentally. No later. I told Wally we'd probably stop off for a drink and then maybe we'd all go out to the stadium together in his car.