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Wednesday Psalm - Afas
Afas, when he was young, had a JamJam spirit jamming him up...
Afas, when he was young, had a JamJam spirit jamming him up. Then he met ______.
Maybe Afas would have sorted out his JamJam spirit on his own. Exorcised it. Shadowed it. Become it. Let it become him.
Maybe Afas would have gone on to be Afas: world changer, time chaser, medium inventor, JamJam jammer.
Of course, Afas might never have discovered his JamJam spirit if it wasn’t for ______ discovering Afas and refraining from whispering words one, two, three, four to Afas about the JamJam spirit jamming him up.
______ took young Afas in, taught him things, almost everything except the existence of JamJam spirits. Afas, ______ knew, had to sort that one out on his own before he could become the Afas that those on B that know about Afas know about Afas.
And so it was, in that context, that Afas began to make music in ______’s studio: technical music, no errors music, professional music, beyond his years music—but spiritless music, harkening no demons or faeries music: music too scared to leave the studio music.
Then ______ was assassinated and that same night Afas was visited in his sleep by the JamJam spirit that had been jamming him up, and that’s when Afas became, overnight, that world changer, time chaser, medium inventor, JamJam jammer we on B think of when we think of Afas.
What’s unknowable is:
Was _____ his JamJam spirit all along? Or, did ______, in death, slay Afas’s JamJam spirit to allow Afas to become Afas.
Where one falls on that philosophical debate is, of course, where one’s sympathy falls in the current war between JamJam sectarians over the very soul of the JamJam religion.
In other words: Is ______ the prophet to be worshipped? Or is Afas?
The practice of worshipping multiple prophets would be introduced by later sectarians in later wars.
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