As She Awakens

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Religion and Spirituality  |  House: Booksie Classic
What if heterosexual relationships are merely symbolic of something infinitely more significant; something that has been deliberately suppressed and perverted for thousands of years? What would happen if such an ancient secret were to suddenly resurface in the modern world? ...And what if this scenario is not entirely fictional?

"A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules."

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." - Buckminster Fuller

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As She Awakens

Submitted: December 30, 2011

What happens when ancient spiritual traditions are reinterpreted and resurrected in the modern world? Not a novel, as such, but rather a concise introduction to the beliefs and mysteries of 'forbidden spirituality'. Read Chapter

Submitted: December 30, 2011

Julian paced up and down the immense living room as Sophie looked on from one of the many sofas. "Conflict and drama," he said, pensively... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 01, 2012

Sophie stood in front of her bedroom mirror and scrutinized her reflection. Are you really me, she wondered, or some sort of doppelganger... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 01, 2012

The next morning Sophie was awoken by a knock at the door. She tried to ignore it, but it soon became clear that the caller wasn't going ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 02, 2012

"So the problem is choice," Sophie repeated, as she continued her presentation. Surrounded by all manner of charts and diagrams, she was ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 03, 2012

Sophie arrived at Julian's mansion in a strange and reflective mood. Gone was her earlier excitement, at having experienced a lucid dream... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 04, 2012

Sophie's dream about speaking in front of her classmates became somewhat prophetic, as she found herself doing precisely that. She had ch... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 05, 2012

Only the man's eyes and mouth were visible through the black rubber mask that he'd been forced to wear - which was, to Sophie's horror, a... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 06, 2012

Sometimes trying to remember a dream can be like working on a jigsaw puzzle. Just a few critical pieces, here and there, can make the dif... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 08, 2012

"Is anyone sitting here?" asked Emily, dragging out a chair. Sophie looked up, somewhat startled by the young goth's pale complexion... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 09, 2012

Sophie had begun to notice the seemingly endless variety of cats that Julian owned, which appeared in different combinations every time s... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 09, 2012

It was decision day for Emily, and she had agreed to meet Sophie in the local park at noon. There happened to be a large fountain in the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 10, 2012

Sophie peered down at Julian through a gap in the floorboards. "Is this safe," she asked, poking a broom handle through it. "If you ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 11, 2012

However discreet their renovations may have been, it is in the nature of the conventional and the familiar to expose that which stands ou... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 11, 2012

Residents Demand Explanation over 'Disturbing Scenes' at Historic Building Police are continuing their enquiries after a number... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 12, 2012

Sophie kept quoting sections of the article to Julian, as if he hadn't actually read it himself. "Can you believe this shit?" she asked, ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 14, 2012

Sophie awoke early the next morning. She had intended to bring Julian breakfast in bed, as a kind of surprise, but found his bedroom door... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 16, 2012

To suddenly grasp where the real war is being fought could be likened to those first precious moments of clarity at the start of a lucid ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 17, 2012

Julian was in his office when Sophie got up. "I'm sorry," he said, "I just couldn't get back to sleep again." "What?" "After I ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 18, 2012

Sophie lurked in the audience as Julian continued his presentation: "Being born on planet earth is like logging on to the Internet w... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 19, 2012

Convention Centre blast leaves one dead, many hurt At least one person has been killed in an explosion at Sacworth Community Ha... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 20, 2012

"You're lucky," said Sophie, as Julian entered her hospital room.  "Well, I wasn't sitting over the bomb," he replied. "No... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 21, 2012

After only a few days in hospital Sophie was already becoming restless and irritable. She had even switched the television on, forgetting... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 22, 2012

After signing the necessary forms to discharge herself, Sophie marched out of the hospital with her private nurse in tow. "I can't believ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 24, 2012

Heather emerged from the steamy bathroom wearing only a frown and a towel. "Sophie," she called out. A yell of acknowledgement follo... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 25, 2012

Imagine, for a moment, that your bank account had virtually infinite funds available, but only for brief and unspecified periods of time ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 26, 2012

As the foursome reunited over breakfast, the next day, Julian declared that the night had been a great success. "Tell me, Heather, how do... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 28, 2012

The next day, Julian had an announcement to make: "Having taken everything into account," he said, "I think that we'd all benefit from a ... Read Chapter

Submitted: January 30, 2012

Martin and Morwena's house stood strangely isolated at the top of a gentle hill, overlooking the ocean. Sand from nearby dunes had covere... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 01, 2012

Sophie awoke to the cry of sea birds, which apparently had no respect for her beauty sleep; and to an emerging sun, which apparently had ... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 02, 2012

Later that day, Martin drove the group to a nearby fishing village, which he said was a hive of V activity, and generally sympathetic to ... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 05, 2012

That evening, back at the house, Sophie, Morwena and the children were busy making a surprise for Heather. Earlier, Lucy had drawn a pict... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 06, 2012

By the time everyone had returned to the house, Martin had received several text messages on his mobile phone. "Daniel has made contact w... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 08, 2012

As Heather went upstairs to spend some time alone, Sophie told Julian that she thought his words were a little strong, under the circumst... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 10, 2012

Before leaving the Matrix, Julian escorted Sophie to a vantage point high above the Earth. Here there appeared to be three separate lines... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 12, 2012

Heather's initiation ceremony had taken longer than expected to arrange, following her most recent round of revisions. And when the day f... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 17, 2012

After calmly negotiating an underwater U-bend, which Morwena had warned her about, Heather swam upwards toward the surface. She was unawa... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 19, 2012

Two burly young men, who reminded Sophie of ancient gladiators, carried Heather respectfully onto the stage. She was held aloft upon a su... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 24, 2012

It was almost noon before anyone stirred the next day. Sophie was the last in the house to awaken, over an hour later. Lazily she reached... Read Chapter