Spooky Little Girl: A Novel by Laurie Notaro

By Laurie Notaro

Demise is what occurs whereas you’re busy making different plans.
 
Coming domestic from a Hawaiian holiday together with her most sensible girlfriends, Lucy Fisher is surprised to discover every little thing she owns tossed out on her entrance garden, the locks replaced, and her fiancé’s cell disconnected—plus she’s simply misplaced her task. along with her international spinning wildly out of her regulate, Lucy makes a decision to make a brand new commence and strikes upstate to stay along with her sister and nephew.

But then issues take a fair extra dramatic flip: A deadly stumble upon with public transportation lands Lucy now not within the hereafter yet within the approximately hereafter. She’s again in class, studying the parameters of spooking and the way to develop into a profitable spirit that allows you to entire a ghostly task. If Lucy succeeds, she’s assured a place within the subsequent point of the afterlife—but until eventually then, she’s caught as a ghost within the final position she could ever are looking to be.

Trying to prevent being trapped in the world for all eternity, Lucy crosses the road among existence and loss of life and again back whilst she returns domestic. Navigating the perilous channels of the mystical, she’s decided to determine why her lifestyles crumbled and why, regardless of her ghastly dying, not anyone turns out to have spotted she’s long gone.

But urgency at the spectral plane—in the departed individual of her feisty grandmother, who's risking either their everlasting lives—requires awareness, and Lucy realizes that you simply get just one likelihood to be awesome in loss of life.

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At first they tried to obtain it effortlessly, from the waters of the Persian Gulf; but when that failed, they embarked on toilsome mining operations in southeastern Africa. Some 300,000 years ago, the Anunnaki assigned to the African mines mutinied. It was then that the chief scientist and the chief medical officer of the Anunnaki used genetic manipulation and in-vitro fertilization techniques to create' 'primitive workers"-the first Homo sapiens to take over the backbreaking toil in the gold mines.

The Sumerian text leaves no doubt that the erstwhile invader orbited the Sun: He crossed the heavens and surveyed the regions, and Apsu's quarter he measured; The Lord the dimensions of the Apsu measured. Having circled the Sun (Apsu), Nibiru/Marduk continued into distant space. But now, caught forever in solar orbit, it had to tum back. On his return round, Ea/Neptune was there to greet him and Anshar I Saturn hailed his victory. " The Lord paused to view her lifeless body. To divide the monster he then artfully planned.

We have known, of course, that Earth was a watery planet, but it has been assumed that it is uniquely so. Many will undoubtedly recall science-fiction tales wherein aliens come to Earth to carry off its unique and life-giving liquid, water. So even if the ancient texts had in mind Tiamat's, and hence Earth's, waters, and if this was what was meant by the "water which is below the Firmament," what water was there to talk about regarding that which is "above the Firmament"? -that the asteroid belt had, indeed, as the ancient text reported, divided the planets into two groups.

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