2023: a trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
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Well we’re back again,
They never kicked us out,
twenty thousand years of
SHOUT SHOUT SHOUT
Down through the epochs and out across the continents, generation upon generation of the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu have told variants of the same story – an end of days story, a final chapter story. But one with hope, even if the hope at times seems forlorn.
The story contained in this trilogy is the latest telling. Here it is presented as a utopian costume drama, set in the near future, written in the recent past.
Read with care.
REMEMBERED – TOLD – TRANSCRIBED
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