Have you ever been to the funeral of someone you were close to, that was open casket. There's a palpable absence that we sense, which leaves us uneasy, as we're sitting there with the form our dear one once occupied. I've experienced that unease, or sense of absence, on several occasions. Perhaps this is what lies at the heart of our nightmares about bodies returning from the grave, possessed by something else. The form lies there, empty, and we have some underlying notion of it as a vessel for the being for which we cared.
So what causes the emptiness when a BIM no longer works? The brain being a super processor computer, also emits and processes electrical signals. They can be measured without invasive means from outside the body. Those brain waves are absent in the dead. Cells discontinue replication, because they're not told to anymore, and they don't get the fuel they need to do so if they wanted to. Decay sets in, breaking the machine down to it's basic elements. Unlike man invented computers that poison the environment, a body dissolves back into the environment and becomes harmless within 8-12 years. The breakdown of the form requires bacteria and emits chemicals that can be harmful to living things, and are sustenance to others. So, harmful is relative."- From the November 11, 2016 article The Technology of Trailokya – Bio Interface Machines (BIM) on AuthorKWilliams.com.
Blue luminescent marble tunnels bored into Mount Zion that lead into the Otzar well.
A soul race of a tree-like people with a gentle, humorous nature. As pacifists, this race does not cooperate with the United Watcher Orders of Samsara. They despise war, preferring to sit in the sun and soil, soak up some fresh water and feel the breezes. They have long memories and make the best of friends.
From The Blue Honor Blog article:
"Readers of the trilogy will encounter the jovial Boarwellum quite early on. Their participation in this series is minimal. Their likes have been rendered throughout literature (i.e. – Tree Beard of The Lord of the Rings). Often, they're depicted as wise and magical beings, but in others they're seemingly unconscious, destructive forces.
In Zion or on Eridani, the pacifist tree beings live out their lives largely in mystery. Jahannam has very little interest in them, unless one manages to burn down and become a Bachlach. The two versions are relatively similar, unlike many of the fallen versions of the other soul races.
Boarwellum adore plants and fauna. They're not ashamed or annoyed by having a bee nest in their branches, if they slept long enough for one to be built, as they're not susceptible to stings, with their thick bark. Boarwellum tend forests and orchards that feed the herbivores who live on Eridani. They are tall and lithe in youth, but grow larger and more sedentary with age. When they pass to death, their bodies are left to nourish the forests they tended.
Legend of tree beings have not only littered human literature, but also mythology. Many pagan religions depict the Green Man, dryad or the great Yggdrasill. It is possible that Boarwellum found their way to Earth in the early days, drawn by the vast forests. However, in the ensuing years, they likely took their leave or died off due to deforestation (maybe some burned down in their anger toward the humans' behavior). Their well-being is deeply tied to the well-being of their habitat, not that other beings aren't, but the Boarwellum is far more sensitive to changes.
If one is lucky enough to befriend a Boarwellum, then they have a loyal compatriot for all time. Boarwellum are stalwart, wise and understanding. Jovial in temperament, they don't let the little outbursts get to them. If you find one that is quick of temper, you just might be staring at a Bachlach candidate."
"B" movie actor with whom Holly Greer is involved during her freshman year at NYU.
Dominic Newlyn's (see D-section) incarnation during the early 20th century and World War II.
The process by which an atman becomes darker, evil, if you will, and treads the path to destruction. It is often a violent experience, fraught with great agony. The projected body feels like it is on fire (hence the name). Dark thoughts inhabit the mind, and often dark actions are taken.
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Trailokya, Book One: The Shadow Soul is available wherever books are sold - amazon, b&n, i-books. Learn more about the series at: http://authorkwilliams.com/books/the-trailokya-trilogy/ Book Two: Burning Down is arriving Summer 2016. The Trailo...