99-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars
April 8th, 2552 Under Orders
Tow Truck Driver/Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting
So, now that we’re all part of the fleet again we’re all under orders to not talk about what we’ve learned on the Twilight of the Gods.
But if you don’t know anything and you’re not supposed to talk about what you know… then don’t you have to say you know something? Talk about your paradoxes, these are the kind that give me nightmares.
I mean, do any of us really know anything? And then, as I was explaining it, I made a gesture that was familiar. I traced the hand movement as I tried and realize – that was one of the new parts of my shorthand.
So now, instead of using question marks I have a \|/ I like the question mark more but this is more “I’ve got nothing” than “I don’t know.”
It kinda means the same thing but there’s a nuance, and that’s what this whole thing is about. How do you say nothing without saying something? The only real word for it is “Orders.”
That gives me something to think about when it comes to decoding the notes- the context and the nuance of what is said, or not said.
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