Touch [NOOK Book]

Overview

There are as many Gods in this universe as there are beings. And the game is called “Touch.” It’s a form of spiritual hugging, really. Easy to begin, pretty much impossible to bring to a close.

How it came about: Before the beginning we all held hands, well, figuratively speaking. We touched, I guess would describe it (hence the name of the game), and touching we synchronized, and synchronized we decided (on three, everyone: 1-2-3) to BE. So ...

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Overview

There are as many Gods in this universe as there are beings. And the game is called “Touch.” It’s a form of spiritual hugging, really. Easy to begin, pretty much impossible to bring to a close.

How it came about: Before the beginning we all held hands, well, figuratively speaking. We touched, I guess would describe it (hence the name of the game), and touching we synchronized, and synchronized we decided (on three, everyone: 1-2-3) to BE. So now we all WERE. Simplicity itself.

Then we decided to decide (on three, everyone) for the universe to BE. And so it WAS and still IS. Very much so. And, yes, I’m talking about this physical, capital-U Universe, the one with galaxies, stars, planets, oceans, parking tickets and inane commercials. Yes, very much so.

The rules of “Touch” are few and simple. Rule number one says that once we’ve made the Big One—which is basically somewhere to play this thing—anyone of us can, if synchronized with (i.e., touching) anyone else—either one or many, as the case may be—decide on a new (smaller, I guess—lower-case-u) universe, within the Big One. “Sub-universe” is as good a word as any. And from then on they, those who co-decided, would have this thing, this shared, co-created sub-universe, real as anything, going forward. Nazi Germany was/is a pretty blatant example, if deadly and in very bad taste. Rome was/is another.

Your marriage is probably one. Trysts often are. Most romances, for sure. Now, according to rule number two, to end one of these sub-universes (for they can all be brought to a close, ceased), all you have to do is re-synchronize and un-decide the thing. Dis-decide might be a better word, like dis-appear. First it appears then it disappears; first you decide then you dis-decide. Easy as 1-2-3. Could not be simpler. And to end the Big One altogether (rule number three), all we have to do is re-synchronize and dis-decide IT. Simple.

On paper.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044529779
  • Publisher: Ulf Wolf
  • Publication date: 5/11/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 197,048
  • File size: 137 KB

Meet the Author

Ulf is a Swedish name that once meant Wolf. So, yes, Wolf Wolf, that’s me.I was born Ulf Ronnquist one snowy night in late October, in one of those northern Swedish towns that are little more than a clearing in the forest.Fast forward through twenty Swedish years, ten or so English ones, and another twenty-four in the US and you’ll find me in front of an immigrations officer conducting the final citizenship interview, at the end of which he asks me, “What name would you like on your passport?”And here I recall what a friend had told me, that you can pick just about any name you want at this point, and I heard me say “Ulf Wolf.”That’s how it happened. Scout’s honor.Of course, I had been using Ulf Wolf as a pen name for some time before this interview, but I hadn’t really planned to adopt that as my official U.S. name. But I did.I have written stories all my life. Initially in Swedish, but for the last twenty or so years in English. To date I have written six novels, four novellas and two scores of stories; along with many songs and poems.My writing focus these days is on life’s important questions (in my view): Who are we? What are we doing here? And how do we break out of this prison?
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2013

    Wait, what?

    Interesting and moderatly well written. A brilliant idea, really, but it was such a cheap ending for a thought with so much potential.

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