Artifact ♦️ Ovelia's Letter

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Dear Aleria,

The Melody-Harmony Engine will be released in two days. I hope this iPigeon reaches you by then. You'd tell me I should've written early, but that's the beauty in attending different schools—you only guilt me through memories.

While the Melody-Harmony Engine is quite exciting, we'll be evaluating it through different lens. It's true we'll have new data; but to think it'll probe Emergence Theory?—the Theory of Everything?—to think it'll be more historically relevant than an obscure line of wizardly progress? I don't see it.

If anything, our findings will reveal Dark Matter's anti-gravitational potency; and this will further the Hot Pockets Model of our multiverse; and this will trigger polytheism, which will break into discord. This dreamlike Theory of Everything will remain elusive, if for no other reason than to elude ourselves.

We'll always leave, then return, to our caverns filled with darkness.

It's like my brain only works in metaphor before drinking coffee. Sorry for writing prior to coffee. But why do you keep insisting on these morning iPigeons? It's not like our superintelligences can't scan through envelopes. Unlike us, they're aware of everything.

Best wishes,

Ovelia

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Ovelia feels like Lady Aleria's younger sister, even though they were born only three hours apart

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Ovelia feels like Lady Aleria's younger sister, even though they were born only three hours apart. A twenty-four-year-old at the Verdant School of Third Street, Ovelia's still several years away from completing her Bachelors of Wizardry. She didn't even want to pursue a college-level education, except just as Lady Aleria was inevitably required to leave for the Wizardhood, Ovelia's mother sent her other child off, too.

So Ovelia figured, If I must study something, let it be magic.

So Ovelia figured, If I must study something, let it be magic

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First draft: June 18

Second draft: August 18

Third draft: September 18

Word count: second 301 / third 308

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