Congratulations to Melearlin Valar and Sela Narian!

Loraella Melodie

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Congratulations to @Melearlin Valar and @Sela Narian !

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You have been chosen to stand together before the Amyrlin Seat, pledging to join the fight against the shadow. You stand bonded in the Light!
 

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Congrats to both of you!! :joy: :blue1: :brown1:
 

Melearlin Valar

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A Very Excellent Bonding Petition:

AND LO in the beginning it was decreed that SELA and MELEARLIN should probably be mortal enemies:

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  • SELA is a real jew and MELEARLIN is only jewish enough to understand and laugh at the jokes Sela sends her from jew twitter
  • One time MELEARLIN beat SELA at Wheel of Time trivia at Dragon Con 2007
  • SELA is really good with writing and words. Like really good. Like I will be able to sell her original autographed copies of her future books for $$$ and pay off my mortgage one day. Whereas MELEARLIN and numbers are way better friends, no one asks you to “analyze” the “meaning” of numbers in high school like they do stupid words.

But look, being mortal enemies is exhausting? And like there are a lot of things to be angry about (like how there is no ethical consumption under capitalism) and wouldn’t it be better to be on the same side? Because if they were to obliterate the universe you would lose things like cat memes and sea shanties and whiskey and honestly neither of us can be bothered.

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So instead they propose the next best thing; an awesome (original definition) show of unity by bonding on the internet! All shall love us and despair!

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And if you don’t agree with this most blessed of unions,

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Leala ni al'Dareis t'al'Caleum

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My eyes have been blessed.

So Good Wow GIF by The Masked Singer
 

Sela Narian

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A Petition, Continued:

Why do I want to bond Melearlin? We've been friends a long time; is it uncouth or boastful to say 'verging on two decades'? Seventeen or eighteen years of friendship, I think. It all blends together after one amasses a certain deficit of f***s to give regarding time, which is only a special theory, though it seems to encase our lives in full and throughout and unfairly. I feel we should be able to go back; to un-stir the cream from the coffee, per se. To change history as we see fit. To make a better world. To slap Hitler in the face and run away in our nearby time machine.

(Stick with me; I have a point.)

(Probably.)

I can sort of time travel through the exercises of memory and imagination. It's a weak version of time travel but the brain does often fire similar synapses remembering things or imagining things as when actually experiencing it. And so the human race is a race of weak time travelers, and that is one of our primary evolutionary advantages over other species. That and television cooking shows.

When you imagine things with enough focus and intention, you can bring them into being within your mind. If you are a storyteller, you are making up an entire reality on your own, and your brain may interpret it as the truth, as it knows it. It's not really understood what essential truth is; I think it's just whatever our brain feels is right. We experience everything through that filter. What a beautiful garden for growing by suggestion and delusion. I take full advantage.

Memory: I believe I was Fras's friend before I was Molly's (THAT'S MELE'S REAL-LIFE ALIAS; THE JIG IS UP), and decided to like her because he liked her. It was a good choice. I should note that Fras is now disappeared into the aether, but sometimes he'll use The Twitter for stodgy historian purposes and I'll reply and he'll like my tweet to him and that's how I know he's still alive. Or that someone has stolen his phone and is nefariously tweeting stodgy historical thingies, and possibly he is no longer on this earth (how would we know??). If they murdered Fras before stealing his phone, I will miss him.

Memory: 23andme comes along and I submit my DNA, free falling into the world of zero biological privacy. I figure it's okay because Molly is an expert at these sorts of things and she did it too. I remember connecting with Molly on 23andme and being sorely disappointed when it claimed at first that we were not related. We're both Ashkenazi Jews with a ridiculous amount of Jewiness percentage; just an excessive amount of bagel-eaters and sickly-sweet-wine-drinkers in our families, going back all the generations 23andme could see (nine).

Manifestation: I figured 23andme was lying to me, because I didn't like what it said and wanted it to be otherwise. I find that denying reality is a decent practice that often gets me what I want, because I manifest reality in my brain and set the world aright by sacred command and fearful expertise and a special, nepotism-filled relationship with THE LORD, and possibly a sprinkling of schizophrenia for flavor. And so I kept checking the site every few weeks. And checking. And eventually, sure as we are the Chosen Ones and more beloved than everyone else (I know this because it's in the bible and obviously that's all truth), it changed its mind and affirmed what I knew to be true: We ARE distant cousins. Very, very, very, VERY distant cousins, but with enough shared DNA to show up in the Relatives tab. You can't take this intentional manifestation away from me.

Do YOU show up in my Relatives tab, good Reader? I doubt it. Would I check every few weeks to see if the algorithm has finally come to its senses and admitted what I knew to be truth all along? Probably not. Would I subconsciously assert my reality to force my way through our ancestor's lives and arrange for someone, somewhere, to join in blessed union with another, and they procreate, and six or seven or nine generations later, here we both are, but for the grace of my own delusions and mastery of time travel? Doubtful.

MANIFESTATION: Molly and I bond in the stupid Light and all that made-up jazz. Sometime in our near future (editor's note: OR PAST). I get a feeling about these things; trust me.

Why do I want this to manifest? Because we've been friends this long and I don't like humanity well enough to stay friends with people this long if they're not exceptional. Because whatever our brain feels is right is the truth, and the truth is that Molly is a most wonderful being and what feels right is staying her friend for the next however long it is that we're alive (hopefully we aren't murdered for our phones like poor young Fras). Because the online social club where we met granted me another bond slot and Molly was at the forefront of my mind. Because I WANT IT. GIVE IT TO ME. (History tells me if I insert a 'please' along with my demand it's more likely to be palatable so whatever; GIVE IT TO ME please, if that'll manipulate you into doing what I want.)

In humble charity and virtue,

Sela/Suzanne
 
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Congratulations!
 

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Congratulations to you, and welcome, Sela 🙂
 

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Congratulations!
 

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Congratulations it sounds like it was meant to be!
 
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