By William R. Toler
[Note: The following is a metaphorical retelling of my trip to Raleigh to cover the General Assembly.]
Each year, the priests gather in the Great Temple several days per week for months on end to engage in battles regarding the wording of spells to subjugate the people of the land.
They call these spells “laws.”
The priests are divided into two Chamber Halls and two sects.
I awoke earlier than usual Wednesday morning to make the journey.
To begin my day, I participated in a ritual cleansing.
Since the priests have decreed that I have to be robed in garb similar to theirs, I sifted through my wardrobe to find the “appropriate” garments.
To protect myself from their evil, I attached the sigil of the sage Mises to my coat.
After loading my wagon with my equipment, I set off on the road to the Capitol. Continue reading