The Gods Wait

Reads: 747  | Likes: 1  | Shelves: 1  | Comments: 1

More Details
Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
The Gods Wait is a story of how the internet can connect and correlate existences across the world from each other in nonsensical ways. It deals with the changing socio-political landscapes of social media through the stories of many different characters, focusing on a sensitive boy who hits his head at a club and undergoes a new-age therapy for concussions

Table of Contents

A Sawmill Discotheque

Submitted: January 16, 2019


Written from August, 2016 to October, 2017, this story is an attempt to create something with meaning using only my own interpretations of the world as I entered it. I was primarily in Eastern Asia
during this period.
Read Chapter

Kuk

Submitted: January 16, 2019


In this chapter, we see the first effects of China upon my perspective as I adapted to the many new things around me, many of which clashed with my background of being a 4chan-browsing self-titled
Wunderkind.
Read Chapter

Rash-Cock

Submitted: January 16, 2019


This chapter represents my continued efforts at reconciling my view "from nowhere" as America tore itself in two politically and I found a home in Chengdu, China.
Read Chapter

Dickin' Poor Man And Lickin' His Toes

Submitted: January 16, 2019


I couldn't apologize for what I wrote here - I still consider it quite important. Regardless, this chapter gets a bit raw as it starts dealing with the grittier side of internet interactions.
Read Chapter

Krampin' My Style

Submitted: January 16, 2019


And here I think is where the story really laid out its own unique path. From about this point on, it wrote itself.
Read Chapter

The Societal Gap That Is Filled With Nacho Cheese

Submitted: January 16, 2019


This is the end of Part 1. This chapter was perhaps the most-planned chapter as well as the only one that I went back and added a scene (or really anything) to.
Read Chapter

The Rapture Bop

Submitted: January 17, 2019


Part Two starts off pretty heavy as we continue our deep dive into the sociological impact of 4chan.
Read Chapter

V A P O R ????

Submitted: January 17, 2019


This is by far the most difficult to read section - I very vaguely remember writing it and thereafter referred to it as the "Baiju Diaries" because of excessive drinking of cheap Chinese sorghum
liquor. Regardless, as I skim over it again about a year and a half after originally writing it, I do see where I was going with it, no matter how much misery it is to read.


In case you're reading this note before reading the chapter, there are three consecutive 500+ word paragraphs.
Read Chapter

The Sauce

Submitted: January 17, 2019


And this one I just had fun with, from beginning until end.
Read Chapter

Affirmative Action

Submitted: January 17, 2019


Here ends Part 2, perhaps on a positive note.
Read Chapter

untitled

Submitted: January 18, 2019


This is the beginning of Part 3, titled "The Mind's True Liberation."


The intro section to this part is the only thing that could be interpreted as autobiographical in the whole novel.
Read Chapter

untitled (1)

Submitted: January 18, 2019

Deep into the lit, weeks afterward and after weeks of easing into culture that didn't stop his heart, “and if we're looking for examp... Read Chapter

untitled (2)

Submitted: January 18, 2019


The finale
Read Chapter

Epilogue

Submitted: January 18, 2019


72 Pepes as a reward.
Read Chapter

Epilogue (1)

Submitted: January 18, 2019


And an insight into Heiko
Read Chapter


Recent Comments

avatar

Author
Reply