Excerpt from recent work
The thing, that one thing that’s crucial to understanding a society, about Atalsia is diagnosis. The Ancients began phasing through medical practice with intensity—dissecting every available organism on cold slabs in moist, dank cells underground, toxins hanging in the air as hell’s continuously seeping sea breeze. The tomes discussing all documented malpractices outlasted philosophy, poetry, and religion. Spreading and effecting every inch of civilization, the people filtered knowledge through checklists, traditional tests and texts tried through the ages. Atalsia fostered study, bulging in prosperity and patrons for scientific advancements, beckoning brilliant minds across the lands to its crisp, clean streets and hygienic metal buildings: the crux of progress.
The Board ruled in favor of immortality; each successor preserved all instances of impartial analysis like specimens doused and consumed by formalin, contained in hidden vaults masterfully constructed to protect their treasure chest of secrets and data.link • •writing• •work• •prose• •fiction• •fantasy•