Chapter 3: The Age of Elsewhere
'Twas not long before, in the interest of innovation, we sent brave cadets into space.
Out there, amidst the stars, rendered delusional by grandeur, it almost seemed as if our very existence in Second Life was pathetically insignificant by comparison.
Oh, how the heavens can drive one to heresy.
Meanwhile, back on terra virtua, those at home entertained visitors from an alien place: the real world.
We welcomed them with open arms (and legs).
Their terrestrial politics were strange, to say the least, but we nevertheless did our level best to take part in the process.
We encouraged their economic involvement...
...so long as a few cultural changes were made.
But even the most awful alien intrusion couldn't prepare us for the horror that was to come.
Sometimes I dream that I'm sitting in the back of the defunct Weinermobile as it careens driverless down the highway. At first I thought this was symbolic of the powerlessness I feel in life, but then I realized it's actually the Weinermobile's dream of being able to drive again.
Three years ago, when we were burying my uncle, Cleaver and some gross lady dog (Solstice???) showed up at the cemetery and starting going at it really loudly. It ruined everything and we had to have a "re-do" the next day and it cost a fortune. I've hated him ever since for that.
Ignore the hype. Find out how these games will likely go right or wrong.
Doing some reps on the water bottle huh. I prefer bench press myself. Just kidding - stay hydrated.
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