REFLECTIONS ON A TIME WHEN THE UNIVERSE WAS YOUNG, AND THE LIGHT WAS UPON US ALL ... WELCOME TO THE CONVERGENCE PART VII
TONIGHT: REFLECTIONS cruises with Crimson, and her host Olivia who has no intention of running around naked, or cohabiting with another consciousness in a contest of wills between blended souls that must learn to live together, trust one another, exercise their wills individually, and understand each other’s needs.
Olivia, on the other hand, wants no part of her cohabitant and only tolerates her symbiont more or less, repulsed by her thoughts, especially the passionate need for roots and berries, iced drinks and subtle beverages with a multitude of otherworldly ingredients, all of which, feed her need for diverse forms of sensual energy, which leaves Olivia panting with desire.
Crimson's experience is colorful to say the least. She's lived through countless lifetimes, existed in alternate realities, explored the cosmos, traveled through time, and survived the fall of a multitude of civilizations only to find herself at the mercy of her hosts. It's important to explore Crimson's backstory, to familiarize those directly related to her with her means of survival and abilities: More important, the relationship with the bounty hunter Indigo. She has weaknesses, desires, hopes and an emotional connection to her former host that is timeless and abounds in her persona as if it was simply nothing more than a part of her. A memory that spanned lifetimes, and spawned a relationship made of pure love in simplest terms. Indigo was her perfect companion, a mirror image of her existence but from the source of an alternate reality. He was neither man or machine, but rather the essence of soul, enlightened and as frustrated as his counterpart.
Love is complicated, sometimes dismissed, or hidden beyond recognition to anyone except those involved in the moment. Being both male and female further complicates the existence, the memory of former existence adds a form of inner conflict that we can play on, explore and embrace as the series evolves. Artificial intelligences play a part in the driving force behind the existence of Crimson Indigo and the lives they've shared. Multiple existences requires a multitude of memories to interact with, so it was important to introduce our hero, Olivia in a world where both the future and past tend to derive the present. We wanted to explore where we've been and where we're going through Olivia's character. Both her future and her past effect her perception of the world, while her memories of cumulative lifetimes adds a sense of wonder and wisdom which beyond anything else presents different aspects of both her personality and six sense.
Cohabitation isn't either Crimson or Olivia's first choice, but once blended the prospect of survival becomes stronger. It was important to blend the former lovers and relationships into a faction that both entities can access. Previous boyfriends of Olivia can cleverly interfere with Crimson's judgement just as her aspirations can have a direct effect on the human side of the equation, which allows us to explore the reality of the human condition. At first chaos ensues, but with cooperation and understanding the melding pot solidifies, and the resulting ratification can allow for us to change our characters personalities, traits, likes and dislikes, lovers, friendships and inner conflicts. Crimson and Indigo are destined to be reunited, however, there's always the resistance of the other which we will have to deal with both as a species and blending of humanity.
NEXT TIME: We explore the relationship between symbiont and host, forever love and the lure of contact between former lovers, and the relations of both the young and old alike. Love is timeless, everlasting and found over and over again, one encounter after another. Crimson Indigo's previous relationship is destined to rise in both host and symbiont, the question is will it be a conflict, embraced or the cause for retaliation.
Reflections is the Blog of Author Grant Fausey
Creator Of Crimson Indigo
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About the Author ...
Grant Fausey earned degrees in Screenwriting, Cinema/Television Arts, and Creative Writing from California State University, Northridge, Film Production at the University of Southern California (USC) and Journalism and Advertising at Los Angeles Pierce College.