By Michael Armstrong
The Zap gives... and the Zap takes away.
Because of the very nature of the Zap — the large thermonuclear bomb that had scrambled and rearranged the neurons of everyone's brains — there has been no means of telling what it had taken from all of them. The prior used to be a jumbled mass of tantalizing glimpses and agonizing blanks. however the Zap's presents have been many and varied.
The "Readers" received the infrequent and infrequently harmful skill to make feel of the writings of the past...
The "Memors" acquired ideal remember — of every little thing they'd heard because the Zap...
The "Bush Punks" bought an opportunity to dwell loose and simple — and die an identical way...
The "God Weirders" bought faith — when you may possibly name it that...
The "Blimpers" obtained a objective — a function which could store them, or damage them all.
Now Holmes, a "Reader, " used to be within the ideal place to tip the scales for or opposed to survival — if in basic terms he may work out which facet was once which.
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By the popping eyes among the Aes Sedai, they liked the notion even less. Merilille opened her mouth, staring at Nynaeve, but just then Elayne reached her, and the Gray sister rounded on her instead, sparing barely a single disapproving frown for Brigitte. It was a measure of her agitation that her voice rose rather than dropping; normally Merilille was very discreet. “Elayne, you must speak to Nynaeve. Those women are confused and frightened out of their wits already. It won’t help if she upsets them even more.
You have no right to interfere in anything we do, in anything that any sister does. No right whatsoever. ” Perplexed, Aviendha glanced sideways at her near-sister. Pull her nose out 31 THE PATH OF DAGGERS of their coats? She and Elayne, at least, were not wearing coats. A summer ham? What did that mean? Wetlanders often said peculiar things, but the other women all looked as puzzled as she. Only Lan, staring at Elayne askance, appeared to understand, and he seemed . . startled. And perhaps amused.
They did not understand. No comforting words or teas would cure what ailed her. She was enjoying talk of lace and embroidery! She did not know whether to growl in disgust or wail in despair. She was growing soft. Never before in her life had she looked at a woman’s dress except to think where it might be hiding a weapon, never to notice the color and cut, or think how it would look on her. It was past time to be away from this city, away from wetlander palaces. Soon she would start simpering. She had not seen Elayne or Nynaeve do that, but everyone knew wetlander women simpered, and it was obvious she had become as weak as any milk-water wetlander.
After the Zap by Michael Armstrong