Pragmatism

CHAPTER 26 (1963-1969) – I The two great Champions had been circling each other for a decade and a half.…

Crisis

CHAPTER 25 – II Ohrmazdian art sold all over the country, yet the vast majority of sales came from markets…

Space

CHAPTER 25 (1957-1962) – I Ahrimanic temples were sprouting up all over the country, yet the vast majority of them…

River Fire

CHAPTER 24 – III They were both startled awake in the middle of the night, fully alert yet still disoriented,…

I Will

CHAPTER 24 – II Following the end of the Rae-Ko confrontation, Stievo sought a career change. He was viewed within…

Spirit Wanes; Form Appears

CHAPTER 24 (1954-1956) – I Self-loathing…self-investigation…interrogation. Aricame paced around, searching deep within…into what some people call “the soul.” It seemed…

Frozen Conflict

CHAPTER 23 – III After Stievo attained power-parity with Aricame, both Champions knew there would be risks involved with attempting…

Split

CHAPTER 23 – II Rae and Ko fought more than Cain and Abel. Though they were genetically identical and shared…

Starting Over

CHAPTER 23 (1950-1953) – I Hanci needed to find her twins. The first place she went after leaving the Seattle…

Endgame

CHAPTER 22 – III Three months passed with no action or counter-action between the two Champions. Then everything changed forever.…

Counter

CHAPTER 22 – II Aricame had half a mind to vaporize his ass! For four years he left Stievo alone…

First Move

CHAPTER 22 (1948-1949) – I It was dubbed “Operation Ahriman.” Stievo’s plan to challenge “Ohrmazd” began with a roundup of…

Justice

CHAPTER 21 – III Aricame and Stievo both wanted to change the world. Both were hesitant to use their immense…

Constellations

CHAPTER 21 – II Stievo knew exactly what was happening. In that living room in Manlius, when the daytime sky…

Vessel

CHAPTER 21 (1945-1947) – I We knew the world would not be the same We laughed; we cried Mostly we…