S1E26: Council: Resolution
As I sit amidst the grandeur of the council meeting, the atmosphere crackles with tension and hostility. The weight of this animosity bears down upon my shoulders, threatening to crush my spirit. It is a tempestuous gathering, where alliances fracture and loyalties are tested. The rift between Enki and Enlil has cast a long shadow over the corporation, and I find myself caught in the crossfire of their bitter feud.
But amidst the turbulent sea of politics, my thoughts drift to a secret I carry within me, a secret that has been both my greatest joy and my heaviest burden. I remember the day I discovered that I carried Enki’s child within my womb. The overwhelming emotions that flooded my being, a mix of elation and fear, are still etched vividly in my memory.
In that moment, I knew that I had to protect our love, our daughter, our story… at any cost. The world we inhabited was not ready to accept such a forbidden union, and the consequences of our love would be disastrous for Enki, myself, and our innocent child. Thus, I conceived a plan—a research mission, cloaked in secrecy and hidden from prying eyes.
With a select group of loyal scientists and friends, I embarked on a mission to study the primitive natives near E-DEN mines. It was the perfect cover, an excuse to disappear from the prying gaze of the corporation, to shield our daughter from the machinations of power and control. No one, not even Enki, could know the true location of our expedition.
The pain of hiding our love and our daughter’s existence was excruciating. I longed to share our joy with Enki, to revel in the wonder of our creation together. But the world we inhabited demanded sacrifice, and so I carried this burden alone. Every day was a struggle, torn between the secrecy that protected us and the desire to embrace our forbidden love openly.
Living nearby the primitive natives was a challenge, but it was also a blessing. It gave me the time and space to prepare for the arrival of my daughter, and to bond with her in a way that I never could have in our old corporative life. I felt her grow and develop, marveling at the wonder of life and the miracle of creation. But even in the midst of this joy, I could not shake the fear and uncertainty that plagued me. I knew that Enlil would stop at nothing to uncover the truth, and that my position within the corporation was at risk. And so, I remained in hiding, keeping my daughter and our mission a secret from everyone.
Now, as I reflect on those days, I am filled with a sense of gratitude for the opportunity to experience motherhood in its purest form. I am grateful for Enki, for his love and concern, and for the chance to bring new life into this new world. And I am grateful for the loyal scientists who stood by my side, risking everything to protect our secret and keep us safe.
With Damkina’s arrival and Enki’s complicated position, the stakes are even higher. The presence of his wife and son casts a veil of complexity over our relationship, a clandestine affair hidden beneath the surface. This council meeting is a stark reminder of the dangers we face, of the treacherous path we tread.
As the discussions and accusations unfold before me, I am acutely aware of the fragility of our clandestine existence. The weight of secrecy bears down upon me, and I make a silent vow to protect our daughter and our love at all costs. The turmoil within me is overwhelming, yet I hold steadfast, my resolve unyielding for today I am a bringer of solutions!
In the midst of the chaos and conflict that engulfs the council meeting, I find solace in the hope that lies within my heart. For even as the hostility rages on, my mind races with a plan—a plan to alleviate the burdens and grievances of the Nibiruans, a plan that could reshape our world and bring harmony to the Anunna people, thus saving Enki of this trap he fell into.
While Enki temporarily strives to improve the mining conditions for our kin, I understand that a long-term solution is needed, a solution that goes beyond mere temporary relief. It is within the depths of my research, amidst the primitive natives of this distant planet, that I discovered a glimmer of possibility, a potential miracle that could transform our reality.
The time has come to unveil my audacious plan, to present a vision that carries the potential to reshape our world and alleviate the burdens that have long plagued the Anunna people.
As I stand before Anu, my voice steady and my gaze unwavering, I offer my heartfelt words with conviction and purpose.
“Great Anu, revered leader of our corporation, Grand Architect of Nibiru, I stand before you today with a proposal that carries the potential to reshape our world and alleviate the burdens that have long burdened the Anunna people. It is a vision that seeks to forge a path towards harmony, unity, and shared prosperity… it is a vision inspired by Enki’s acute leadership and strategy”
“I beseech you, noble Anu, to envision a future where the ceaseless toil endured by our kin is no more. Where the strain upon their bodies and spirits is lifted, and a renewed sense of balance and equilibrium is restored to our civilization. It is a future that lies within our grasp, awaiting only our boldness and your approval.”
“I present to you a grand undertaking, a project that transcends the boundaries of traditional labor and redefines the possibilities of our society. Through meticulous genetic manipulation and guided evolution, we can harness the untapped potential of the primitive natives we have discovered. These beings possess a unique capacity to serve not only as an invaluable workforce but also as pawns in our pursuit of prosperity.”
“We shall assemble a team of brilliant scientists, guardians of knowledge and innovation, who will carefully guide the evolution of these hominids. Every step we take shall be rooted in respect for their inherent dignity and the principles of mutual benefit. With their genetic evolution, these hominids will become a new society, working under our rule simulating a symbiotic harmony. They shall contribute their unique skills and abilities, lightening the burdens that have weighed us down for the past moons. In turn, we shall nurture their growth to the needed extent fostering an environment of prosperity.”
“Great Anu, I implore you to embrace this vision, to see beyond the confines of the present and into the vast potential that lies before us. The future we seek is one where our people thrive, unburdened by excessive toil, united in purpose, and propelled by innovation. It is a future where our civilization shines as a beacon of progress and as co-creators of the universe.”
“As I stand here, filled with unwavering belief in the transformative power of this plan, I humbly request your guidance and support, for within your decision lies the fate of our people and the dreams of a brighter tomorrow… Nibiru will prevail!”
As I conclude my impassioned plea, the chamber falls into silence. Enki seems marveled, Enlil shows an expression of distrust… Anu, the Great Architect and leader of our council, gazes upon me with measured contemplation.
After a brief moment that feels like an eternity, Anu’s voice resonates with a mixture of wisdom and authority, affirming my proposal with a caveat that carries both weight and significance.
“Ninki, your vision for a future of harmony and shared prosperity resonates deeply within me. I recognize the potential of your plan, and I accept it as a bold endeavor that may shape the course of our civilization. I congratulate you and Enki for devising this solution.”
Anu pauses, his tone carrying a sense of firmness, “However, celerity is of the utmost importance. Our people have endured for far too long under the burdensome weight of their labor. They yearn for relief, and it is our duty to provide it swiftly. Furthermore,” Anu adds, his gaze shifting towards Enlil, “I decree that Enlil, as the overseer and quality controller, shall lend his expertise to this project. His presence will ensure that the genetic evolution of the hominids proceeds with meticulous care and security. I will not accept failure from any of you three!”
The room stirs with a mix of curiosity and tension at this unexpected twist. Enlil, the one with whom I share a complicated history and a sense of rivalry, will now be an integral part of this undertaking. I can sense the scrutiny and judgment that will accompany his involvement.
“I hear your words, Great Anu, and I accept your conditions,” I respond with unwavering resolve. “I pledge to you my unwavering dedication to the swiftness and success of this project. Together, Enki, Enlil and I shall navigate the challenges that lie ahead, guided by our shared commitment to the well-being of our people.”
As I step away from the council chambers, I carry with me the weight of responsibility, but also a glimmer of hope and the eternal smile Enki shared with me.
Our mission to shape a future where burdens are lifted and harmony prevails has taken a significant stride forward, and I am determined to see it through.