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Story: Valiant Begins
"Some men are born great,
Some achieve greatness,
And some have greatness thrust upon them."
-Shakespeare, 'Twelfth Night', Act 2, Scene 5
May 14th 1943
He gasped as his lungs filled with air for what felt like the first time. Disoriented, he falls off the bed he was apparently in, hitting the floor with a loud thud. The next thing he became aware of was intense burning pain coursing throughout his body. Orderlies and Military Police Officers come to his aid, lifting him up off the ground (of which the tile floor was significantly cracked from his fall). What was going on? He struggled against these people, the disorientation leading to nausea and dizziness.
In his endeavors to free himself, he failed to notice how hard it was for these people to keep the hysterical man down. Failed to notice how much BIGGER he was, or how much stronger too. It took twelve people to get him back into bed, by this time a doctor had
How It Began"God, your two o'clock is here."
"I have a two o'clock?"
"He's been here since 7:45. I figured it's only polite to... sir."
God sighed. "Fine, send him in."
While He waited God cleared His desk of papers and blueprints; no need for outsiders to see His plans. Soon enough the door to His office opened and God stood, smiled, held out a hand towards one of the two visitor's chairs.
"God! Great stuff you're doing in sector 2-7-0! Great stuff!"
The man's hands were clammy, his handshake limp. Rumpled suit, porkpie hat, briefcase... oh Jes-- oh dear, a salesman. God's smile slipped a little but He soldiered on gamely. With luck He could shoo the poor guy away in a few minutes.
"So, what can I do for you?"
The man sat, briefcase across his knees. "Sector 2-7-0! Everyone's talking about it! What do you call it? Man and merman?"
"Man and woman, actually. And thanks. But we're pretty busy around here, and..."
"Oh! Right! No time for the wicked, eh?" The salesman winked and popped his briefcase,
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