Are you that special person who - weary from trudging the endless superhighways - just longs to camp next to a glorious oasis of the mind? Do you desire to explore new frontiers, splash in shared ideas, fill your belly with the refreshing fruits of inspiration, and bask in the gentle rays of fond reflection?
Well, you can fuck right off. This, my friends, is not that place. This place is... The ShadowLands.
The Maid is extremely proud to welcome yet another celebrity columnist to the Shadowlands, former Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery
by Professor Tim Flannery
Century 10, Quatrain 72 In the year 1999 and seven monthsThe Great King of Terror will come from the sky,He will bring back to life the great king of the Mongols.Before and after Mars [the God of war] reigns happily.
Century 2, Quatrain 46 After a great misery for mankind an even greater approaches.The great cycle of the centuries is renewed:It will rain blood, milk, famine, war and disease.In the sky will be seen a fire, dragging a tail of sparks.
Century 9, Quatrain 83 The Sun in 20 degrees Taurus [May 1-10, 2000?]There will be a great earthquake; the great theater full up will be ruined.Darkness and trouble in the air, on the sky and land,When the infidel calls upon God and the Saints.
Century 1, Quatrain 16 Saturn joined with (Scorpio) transiting toward Sagittarius,At its highest ascendant,Pest, Famine, Death through military hand,The century as well as the Age approaches its renewal.
Century 6, Quatrain 97 The sky will burn at forty-five degrees latitude,Fire approaches the great new city [New York City lies between 40-45 degrees]Immediately a huge, scattered flame leaps upWhen they want to have verification from the Normans [French]. To be continued...