Irresistible Meets Immovable, Pt. 5

CHAPTER 31 – II

two became one
two became none
one-none
one-n-one

The presence of two Champions inside one psyche annihilated Aricame’s consciousness. The body was in tantrum, convulsing and lashing out. It was a tower under attack, splitting and crumbling. Structure transmuted to rubble. Order to chaos – entropy. Aricame’s body disintegrated, liquefied – next to Stievo’s body, petrified.

Aricame and Stievo were dead. There’s no coming back for them. The Champions who inhabited their bodies were no longer beholden to the dynastic bloodlines that their Champion’s rules had mandated. The Champion of Dark had mastered the body leap, a move that had never before been successfully executed. In doing so, by bonding with his Other and by sharing the same psychic space, the Champion of Light gained access to the same insight and technique. Both could now jump between bodies and manipulate them in ways never before known in the twelve thousand years-long conflict.

The lineage that traveled through Aricame and Carenf and generations further back was dead. As was the lineage from Stievo to Geryman to preceding generations. They were reduced to their truest natures. They were the Champions of Light and Dark. That was what they were, but that was not who they were. For want of names, transcending fleshly bonds to the human tongue, they became symbols.

The Champion that was once Aricame became the Irresistible Force: Irresistible Force

The Champion that was once Stievo became the Immovable Object: Immovable Object

Though they were not of this world, they were in this world, and therefore took on opposing sexual natures. Immovable Object took on the feminine; Irresistible Force the masculine.

Time was warped. Seconds passed as years (or was it vice-versa?). The push and pull battle that was taking place in some invisible-yet-physical realm had reached a stalemate. Immovable Object would have to be satisfied claiming a lesser victory for restating the rules of engagement. At that point she jumped again, subdividing and scattering in every direction in search of new hosts. No single body would be as strong as Stievo’s had been, but together they would equal all the power that the Champion of Dark could bring to bear.

The remnants of Aricame’s and Stievo’s bodies disintegrated to their most basic constituent parts. Atoms and molecules swirled together, reconstituting something resembling their previous form. The two fallen bodies reassembled into the largest, strongest homo sapien to ever walk the planet. Unified, Irresistible Force rose from the rubble of two fallen structures with the full force of the Champion of Light’s nature.

Game on!

General Relativity-Quantum Mechanics
Grand prescriptions persist about what is right/good in the macro
Where power tends to accumulate in such predictable ways
Bland realities resist the way we think/act in the micro
Where forces react in idiosyncratic single displays