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June 25, 2000

After wrapping the fire-eater's wand in cord, John tests the fit. 50,000 years before television, there was fire. Every Sunday a group of hominids in Fremont gathers by the water to cook food, play music, twirl fire, tell stories, recite poems, burn effigies, dance in ash, leap through flame, singe eyebrows, sear themselves, sweat, and generally have a good time picking out constellations in the summer sky as passengers high above the earth look down puzzling over a single flickering light.

New Anunnaki students practice