Anyanwu, Doro, Isaac and the rest of the Silver Star’s passengers arrive at Doro’s land. Anyanwu is adapting to new language, new food, new customs and expectations. The extent and goals of Doro’s breeding program becomes clearer to us, and to her. Intimacies and abominations.
Toshi and adrienne explore chapter 6 of Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed. And as always, offer questions for you and your people to consider.
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It can’t be postponed, can’t be avoided. Mary and Doro must face off. Mary tries to send the Patternists away, but she’s too late. She does not anticipate surviving. And yet, and yet. Can the power of the many confront the power of the one?
We are invited, as always, to urgent questions. Have...
Mary tries to obey Doro, she does. But sometimes obedient intent isn't enough. Pausing the pattern is killing her. The showdown is inescapable. The patternists, once reluctant and resentful, refuse to leave Mary’s side.
We are invited, again, to pressing questions. Have you met someone afraid of...