Story [Highlander] Child of the Universe * DDC 2013 * COMPLETE

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  1. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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    I'm glad that Claire is getting the help she needs and that her friends are there for her! And I love the last line :D
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    I'm glad that Claire was able to heal somewhat. I can only imagine the burdens of the mind from such a long life! Like Nat, the last line clinched this one for me. :)
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    Oahu, 23rd of August of 2013


    Hmm... I just spent three marvelous weeks lying around under a shade and sipping mai tais by the pool. Of course, the sight of an albino catching sun is something most people frown upon so this is why I usually disguise myself when I go on vacation. It's when spray-on tan becomes my best friend. Then I just put on a brunet wig, sunglasses and a powerful sunscreen lotion, no one is the wiser. Besides, my sunburns usually disappear in a couple of hours so... Being an immortal does have its perks.

    This reminds me of the last time I took an extended vacation. It was when the 1940s became the 1950s. I felt pretty goalless after I left Sean's clinic, not knowing where I should head to next. All I knew was that I wanted to put a lot of distance between myself and memories of the war; plus I had that new sound called Rock n' Roll fueling me, so I decided to follow it around, hoping to take it in as much as I could.

    It took a few more years for R n' R to evolve into the sound we know today, but I was there to drink in every note of its evolution. I even tried my hand at playing it, but I found its rhythm hard to mimic. I didn't let it turn me away, though and now I am proud to say I was at Elvis Presley's first very show. Too bad I didn't have a camera with me at the time.

    After that, the sound took off like a rocket and I struggled to keep up. I literally moved from show to show, from Elvis to Jerry Lee Lewis, from Muddy Waters to Johnny Cash and later the Beatles. I watched them all. I made a point to meet them all.

    What else to say about this time... those years went by fast and blurry. After a while - VERY blurry. After a certain time, all those performers started to mix and mingle in my head and I couldn't tell which was which and where was where or who sang what anymore.

    Then I knew it was time to stop.
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    I'd like to see her during the hippie phase. What does LDS do to an immortal?
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  5. Hazel Force Ghost

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    I have no idea! They'd probably need a few extra doses to have the same effect, but I have something else planned for that stage.
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    I can't wait until 1977 when the immortal goes and see's Star Wars at the theater. lol!

    I think my children think I'm an immortal. They will ask me questions like, "Did you have radios when you were a kid?"
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    Oh, if that doesn't sound like fun! Soaking up the Hawaiian sunshine [face_dancing] LOL So, if Claire does see SW in 1977, will she become a Luke fangirl too? [face_laugh] [face_laugh] Terrific tone for this post, feels like the darkness of the past times has lifted for Claire. :)
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    [face_laugh] I'm jealous of Claire! I'd love to meet Elvis and the Beatles. I'm glad she can relax and just follow the music and be for a while.
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  9. Hazel Force Ghost

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    I guess I'll have to do a Star Wars dedicated entry ;)

    Thanks girls!! [:D]
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    Now that is a fun era of time to live through! I am glad she was able to relax and just listen to the music for a while. :)

    =D=
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    Thanks girls! [:D]


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    Orlando, 30th of August of 2013


    Max is trying to become the first immortal in space. He called me up last weekend and invited me to the Kennedy Space Center where he has just begun his training. He hopes to make it into the first manned ship to Mars. I didn't know how he was planning to hide his immortality during said training, but now I know he is not the only immortal in NASA. There are at least two more there - Nancy West, MD (who will be helping Max out, I think he seduced her - no comment on that) and an experimental physicist named Martin Lawrence. I had never met nor heard of either of them before, but they seem like nice enough immortals. At least Max is not worried about having his head cut off while he sleeps.

    Space has always held such fascination for people and immortals are no exception. I mean, if you think about it, immortals are the perfect beings for space travel - we are very resilient and our lifespan is endless, unless we lose our patience with each other and start cutting heads.

    I remember when we first started hearing rumors about the space race - I was in the middle of my Rock and Roll high and the whole thing sounded like just another trip, but it still enthralled me. It enthralled all of us. When we hear the USA was going to launch a manned mission to land on the moon and that it would be broadcast on TV, we all got together to watch it. There must have been at least fifty immortals in Darius' church that day (Holy Ground seemed like the best choice for such a gathering), Max, Macleod, the Valincourts, Sean among us. Many of us hadn't seen each other in decades. It was a lot of fun.

    After the broadcast was over, some of us stuck around to chat and catch up. We thoroughly discussed the event, of course, and I think that was the first time I heard someone suggest that maybe immortals we aliens. Crazy notion I know, but like I said, we seemed to be made for space so... who knows. It's about as valid a theory as the one that we are fallen angels or titans cursed by Zeus and that the last one left standing gets to return to heaven or Olympus... or maybe to space. Maybe heaven or Olympus are somewhere out there.

    Oh, space - the final frontier. How I wish I could go there too, but not if it means I'll have to lose my friends.
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    How awesome is this post! :cool: The final frontier indeed =P~ ;)
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    Yeah, that would be a little hard to explain to NASA. "Astronauts West and Lawrence can you explain to Houston Control how Max lost his head?"

    "Ummmm....we think it was suicide."
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    Thanks girls! [:D] Space is pretty cool.

    This next entry is a bonus exclusive for the Jedi Forums. ;)






    Orlando, 6th of September of 2013


    I'm sick of seeing Dr. Nancy fawning over Max so I'm bailing out. It's not like I'm doing anything constructive here anyway; I'm not the one training to go out into space. No, the only flying I'm doing is in an airplane and that one is now one hour late. I hate waiting! Well... at least the movie they are currently showing in the waiting room is one I like - it's the first Star Wars movie, subtitled episode IV. I remember that subtitle caused a bit of confusion when the movie first came out, at least for me. Where were the first three episodes anyway? I'd have to wait until 1999 to find out.

    I remember when this movie came out, back in 1977, and how psyched everyone was about going to see it. It was this mix of genres that had never been seen before, where spaceships mixed with princesses and knights. Basically, it was the story of a wide-eyed farm boy who is forced to leave his home and goes out to save the galaxy. There was nothing extraordinary about that plot, there are at least another half-dozen stories with the same basic plot, but the fact is it this it is this one people remember first and it remains as one of people's favorites of all time.

    For me, every time I watch it, I see with different eyes. Sometimes I find myself attracted to Luke, others to Han, some other times I see the whole thing through the eyes of the little white and blue droid and others from Darth Vader's point of view. But every time I see that movie and the ones that came after it, I find something new. At some point I even found out that there was more to the story than the movies, there were books and comics and games. A whole galaxy of stories to explore. I guess it's this richness that attracts Star Wars fans to the franchise and I am willing to bet that that is why they are reviving it now. There are always more stories to be told in a galaxy far far away, more adventures to be lived.

    I think that is why I am so attracted to the Star Wars galaxy - it is immortal too... or maybe it's that I'd really REALLY like to have a lightsaber.
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    Awesome tribute =D= and very true. LOL at the seeing things through R2's eyes ;)

    But this:

    I think that is why I am so attracted to the Star Wars galaxy - it is immortal too... or maybe it's that I'd really REALLY like to have a lightsaber. [face_rofl] That just tickled me for some reason [face_mischief]

    [face_love]
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    A lightsaber would help in decapitating people. Of course, you have to be careful that you don't accidentally cut your own head off. If I remember correctly, when I saw Star Wars in 1977 it was just called Star Wars. There wasn't the subtitle A New Hope or Episode four. That came later. Lucas must have talked about his plans in the late 70's because I always thought there was supposed to be nine episodes. I knew basically how Vader got in the suit. So Lucas did have rough outlines of at least the first six episodes back in the late '70's.
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  17. Hazel Force Ghost

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    You mean there was no scrolling text starting with A NEW HOPE? :confused:

    I was born months after the movie came out so I have no idea what I'm talking about here. :p
  18. Jedi_Lover Chosen One

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    I don't think so because when I did see EP4 A New Hope I was surprised that it was changed. I will google that, but I am fairly certain that came later.

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  19. Hazel Force Ghost

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    Oh well! Live and learn...
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  20. NYCitygurl NSWFF Manager

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    Love the tribute! And Claire's comments about Dr. Nancy :p

    Maybe Claire and Max should man a mission to Mars together ... ;)
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    Thanks girls! [:D]





    New York, 20th of September of 2013


    I'm back in New York now, and I think I'll stay around here for a while longer. I don't feel like going back to Europe any time soon, and certainly not in this time of year. The anniversary is fast approaching. New York is distracting and keeps my mind from lingering in certain memories. It was here that I committed some of my craziest and more memorable lunacies. One in particular comes to mind, one of the craziest and, probably, more stupid ideas I ever thought of.

    It was the beginning of the 1980s and, for lack of something better to do, I decided to try something I had NEVER tried before - I decided to attend school. I figured that I could take advantage of my still juvenile looks (remember I had gone through my first death at the age of 18 and had not aged a day since) and enroll in one of the local high schools, and since New York was such a big city, I believed no one would be bothered to check up on my family references and things like that.

    What I was really looking for was the high school experience. I wanted to attend the homecoming dance and the prom, watch the football games and maybe join the cheerleader squad. I wanted to test myself studying, attend classes and apply for college. Right now, I think my mind was a little too full of too many teenage movies and TV shows and everything looked awesome and fun.

    Things did not work out as I expected. First, I was immediately singled out for being an albino. That really disappointed me since I believed people had move on from that since my looks had not given me trouble for the most of the twentieth century. Of course, I spent most of the twentieth century dealing with adults and I was now surrounded by childish teenagers. Needless to say, I did not make the cheerleader squad, no matter how well I flipped and jumped, and ended up going to the prom unescorted and leaving early.

    The studying part was a piece of cake (all except math, that is) - I had lived through History and already knew more English Poetry, French and Spanish than all the teachers and students put together. I did, however, find myself arguing with teachers a lot and ended up gaining a reputation for being insufferable.

    By the middle of the second year, I ended up studying extra hard just so I could graduate early and get the hell out of there. It was all I could do to keep me from making their little mortal heads roll.

    After that, I made all my friends promise to smack me across the head if I ever came up with such a dumb idea again.
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    Ouch! That was a disappointing experience for Claire--math was never my pal in school either :p But the whole social hanging out with pals thing. Sad that didn't work out. [:D] The 1980s was the tops for music and situation commedies though LOL
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    I loved the 80s. It is too bad she had a bad high school experience.
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    Ack! Teenagers can be very cruel, it is true. And it was so funny about her knowing more than the teachers. How could she not, after so many years? :) I'm sorry that she had such a bad experience - that could have been fun. :(

    But, I look forward to see where she ends up next. :)
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    Kids are the worst. That sucks that she had such a bad experience!
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