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March 17, 2011

Convergence

The technology of thought travel was invented and lost here. A secret place; hidden away, sunk in mud, covered with cigarette butts, cigar ash and popcorn kernels; where the film of the world nevertheless continues to re-run, ad infinitum. It is said that, Marcodolo the legendary space explorer who had […]
February 23, 2011

Through the silver screen

“I’m in,” says Tiina. Yudi hesitates at first. Then slowly draws himself up to his feet and follows them in. They step over the threshold into the theatre. The black curtain falls back from the silver screen in an angelfish swish and the opening credits of Tarantino’s From Dusk until […]
February 20, 2011

First love

True Love  makes Yudi feel like a master of the Universe Yudi lays Maya on the royal couch then looks at the other girl. Understanding dawns on him that he has just met Tiina and Maya, the twin princesses of Ka Surya. He folds his hands together in greeting and bows […]
February 20, 2011

First love

Yudi lays Maya on the royal couch then looks at the other girl. The understanding dawns on him that he has just met Tiina and Maya, the twin princesses of Ka Surya. He folds his hand together in greeting and bows to the Queen and says, “I am Yudi, the […]
February 2, 2011

Excerpt from part 1 – Nascence

He makes up his mind, makes straight for the walls and jumps over, all in one swoop. Breathless with excitement, heart thudding in anticipation, he lands inside the palace grounds, tearing a path through the bushes that grow close to the boundaries. He emerges onto the open lawns, and before […]