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Sunday, May 08, 2011

The U-Universe

[This is that story idea I came up with a while ago, mid-March. I should have just posted it then since I didn't really add much. Oh well. So without further ado, here is my idea of the U-Universe.]

Everyone has their own U-Universe. It's a place not ambiguous at all. Everything goes exactly the way you want it to in the U-Universe. You want to fly, then you fly. You want your mother to fold your clothes, then so be it. Even time bows before you. But not everyone is allow into their U-Universe. In fact, the Universe is very picky on who is allowed into their U-Universe. I believe in the past five hundred years, only a handful of beings have been allowed into their U-Universe. (I'll let it slip that the being I will be discussing is a human, a scientist.)

Everything goes exactly the way you want it to in the U-Universe. I emphasize this fact because that's how humans have used the U-Universe for the benefit of mankind. They come into the U-Universe and ask for answers to supposedly unsolvable questions. And any question they want answered will be answered, regardless of how difficult or bizarre it is. But since the rules of the U-Universe are so different from the real world, experiments conducted in the U-Universe do not transfer over into the real world. For example, if your U-Universe doesn't take into account gravity and you figure out how to fly, that method of flying will not work in the real world, where gravity is continually present. BUT, you're smart. There are many ways of getting around that. For one, you could just ask for your U-Universe to behave similiar to the real world. (Don't ask it to behave exactly the same as the real world, because then you'll be stuck in the U-Universe and living the same life twice and at the same time!)

The U-Universe at times may seem like an alternate reality but it's not, unless you want it to. But why would you want to change the U-Universe into a reality where you have don't have control of everything, like you do in the U-Universe. The U-Universe is not a reality. See, from the moment you enter the universe, no time in any world has passed. It's like time stood still. I have heard some who went into the U-Universe purely to escape death. This is all a bit confusing – I know. The best way I can describe it is that the U-Universe is like a daydream, except it's not. Imagine you are daydreaming right now. And then time freezes but your daydream continues. That's essentially what the U-Universe is, except real. As in, if you injure your body in the U-Universe, your body in the real world will reflect that – kind of like the random bruises you get at night except you do know where these are from, the U-Universe. I promise you, the U-Universe sounds ambiguous but it's not, really.

How, you ask, do I know so much about the U-Universe? Well Ethan told me. Who is Ethan? I'll explain in a second. You don't believe in the U-Unverse? Well, it's expected. I believed it instantaneously but I'm a gullible person. I've never been there though.  Ethan tells me, if I daydream enough, I'll get in. That's how he did it, but as of now, it hasn't worked for me. You're just gonna have to believe a gullible secondary source.

Well, Ethan is my friend, charming, witty, and all And he entered his U-Universe. And there, he learned so much about himself and helped society greatly. He says it was so nice to have the doubts about himself answered so truthfully. Some of the world's perilous diseases are no longer present because of the answers Ethan's received from the U-Universe – he has multiple prizes to his name, including a couple Noble Prizes, one to himself, a MacArthur Fellowship and honorary degrees from Stanford and Harvard, to name a couple. Before he told me of the U-Universe, I thought he was just so unnaturally poised and smart. Turns out, he's just naturally smart; the unnaturally poised part is the U-Universe's doing. Did I mention he's only 28?!

But I tell you all this because I'm worried about Ethan. I think he has stumbled upon something momentous about the U-Universe. Something he's not suppose to know; he won't tell me about it though; he just shrugs it off. But I think it will change the world . . . and at the very least kill him. And that scares me very much.

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