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Seafood And The Feather Of Sorrow

by The Grim Arrow

My name is Oliver Clean. I may have spent 500 years on a lonely island, butĀ for the time being, I am in my kitchen, busy roasting seafood with vegetables. That’s all there is left from my former life. And that’s all I need. Continue reading

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Beyond Saving?

by The Grim Arrow

This is The Voice in Oliver’s head, and here is something I want to share – an insight that you couldn’t gain on your own.

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Time Smiles

by The Grim Arrow

Kids smile 400 times a day on average. Adults only about 20.1 Between 50 and 100 if they are bright minded.2

This is the Voice in Oliver’s head. My kind exists beyond time and space, yet we do understand the concept of time. But time is not made up of seconds. It is made up of special moments.

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  1. Source: Parentables [↩]
  2. Source: Various searches on the Internet. [↩]

An Invisible Battle

by The Grim Arrow

This is not Oliver Clean. Oliver is still denying his destiny, pretending to be cut out for a dull, uncomplicated life. But in the depths of his soul, well hidden and far away from his consciousness, an invisible battle is unfurling, a battle to reclaim the purity of his true identity.

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A Grim Christmas Carol

by The Grim Arrow

This is not Oliver Clean. This is someone else… Something else. Hard to explain. You’ll know in a minute.

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About The Man Who Lost The Rest Of His Life

by The Grim Arrow

I feel the need to expand somewhat on my recent tight-lipped closure, find more words for what I feel. Here they come. I hope you can find in them a meaning of own.

When you spend 500 years on an island, you die more than once. So you think you’ve got used to it. You think you’ve got used to attending your own funerals, and listening to jeremiads. But they never fail to surprise you, both the circumstances of your death and the response of the Universe to it…

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Grim Closure

by The Grim Arrow

The Grim Arrow has closed. Not even 500 years on an island can make a soul bullet-proof. Shit happens. It can’t unhappen.

In search of the Divine, I have found only madness.

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