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family separation, abuse of power 

Every day I would get off the bus from school to the prefabs — trying to orient myself among the gray-white 3D-printed refugee habitats, all somewhat alike — but that evening, I was being brought back home in a car rather than a bus, and that was enough for me to feel lost.

I had been at school only briefly; I was called away, and then brought into a lower level at the Tower, a medical bay. Measured. Electrodes everywhere, X-rays, sensors. Invasive questions.

「moving them at a distance where their struggling could not reach either physical presence of Hera’s.

And Hera’s original body moved close, still smiling.

“No fair!,” yelled Sa-keni, between fits of surprised laughter. “No fair, my Liege, what do you expect me to」

OUT NOW:
EPISODE TWELVE: ASCEND, DESCEND PART 1

「_They were as beautiful as mortal hand could make them look, so graceful in their weird homage to our scale and our form, and they were the enemy._」

five gods are born.
a god finds death.
a GOD is remembered less than fondly.
a new god chooses.

READ IT NOW: millenomi.name/plot/12

「_You didn’t just make me a god. You made me like GOD._

**mostly. a DEMIGOD. but yes, I did.**

_You._ I looked at her.

**are you not happy?**

_You didn’t ask._」

OUT NOW:
EPISODE NINE: THE FREEDOM OF A GRAIN OF SAND

「Would I have left humanity, I wonder, by my own hand, had I to do this over again with more time, more grace? Had I said no then, would something else have prompted it, inevitably?」

READ IT NOW: millenomi.name/plot/9

「IT was a mech. IT wasn’t even a good mech; just someone’s hobby, something that felt built in the spare time, on the weekends, because someone lost a bet. IT was a mech without a pilot and with the simple yet dangerous imperative of life: survive. recharge. more.」

「I hope you survive, little knife. I wish I could be there to see you」

「Hell of a way to lose a daughter, don’t you think?」

TOMORROW.

「“I feel like… like I lost that chance to, for good. But also, maybe, maybe, I feel like this fits me… better.”」

EPISODE NINE
THE FREEDOM OF A GRAIN OF SAND

On PLOT: millenomi.name/plot/

「the Tower leaned, swaying dangerously」

「I buried my face in my arms, looking away. “I wish people would stop choosing for me.”

“What do _you_ want, Hera?”」

Hera, the protagonist of @plot. Art by the amazing @Cakechoz:

WANTED: Beta readers.

PLOT returns next Monday, but you can read the next episode early if you’re willing to give feedback on it.

Interested? Reply to this toot with a direct message to apply!

PLOT boosted

EPISODE SEVEN:
To meet a god. To change a friend.

THE BITTEN HAND.
Read now at: millenomi.name/plot/7

EPISODE SEVEN:
To meet a god. To change a friend.

THE BITTEN HAND.
Read now at: millenomi.name/plot/7

「are ostensibly in Poland. This is our fifth day walking through a jungle. I dimly remembered hearing about this kind of entity, the kind they called ‘moving biomes’」

ON THE NEXT EPISODE OF PLOT:

「had I been there — had I known — if there’s anything I take from this now, knowing what I know — I hope you take away the same, too:

That Tkan Karoj is a piece of shit.」

7: THE BITTEN HAND. Monday.

「what _way_ do you care? what do you want for me, for us」

「a slim chance they will listen. If they don’t: well, we have a new family now」

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