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This is a serialized story narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, Scott Alexander.

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Aug 10, 2020

"I’ve reserved this space as a safety zone for pouring my empty and vain wishes. —
Overtly, the meaning of “king” is “a hereditary monarch”.
Kabbalistically, the meaning of “king” is “one who fights for freedom”.
This we derive from Martin Luther King, whose name was...

Jul 26, 2020

"So passed fifteen years. New factories rose up. New mines sunk beneath the earth. New roads crisscrossed the mountains. Laboratories, barracks, fortresses, granaries, airstrips. All preparation for the final crusade. Over the course of a generation, the Comet King’s war on Hell shifted gradually from...

Jul 20, 2020

"The clock struck inauguration day; unfortunately, no one had yet figured out whom to inaugurate. Absent a winner to step down in favor of, President Clinton continued to to govern. More and more grievances and countergrievances with the electoral process made their way before a ploddingly slow Supreme Court. The...

Jul 12, 2020

"Alvarez’s apartment was so packed with books, bomb-making supplies, and extra people that somebody had to sleep in the closet. Erica had volunteered. She figured the former Lord High Magician of the Midwest deserved the sofa more than she did. Any sacrifice for the Revolution."

This is a serialized story narrated by...

Jul 5, 2020

Another Uriel and Sohu episode.

"Winter ended. Summer passed. Another and another. Uriel taught Sohu for eight more years after the eclipse, eight years without her aging a day.

In 1993, Sohu used Kefitzat Haderech to join her family in Colorado for Hanukkah. Her father said nothing when she came unannounced, striking...