Discordia

While reading Song of Susannah (which I just finished reading), I was confused at one point. Mia, the spirit that hijacked Susannah, told her that Discordia was in the center with the beams pointing outward. I originally thought Roland said that the Dark Tower was in the center and the beam pointed outward. I thought maybe Discordia was interchangeable, but then she mentions the Dark Tower.

So I looked it up on Google to find out if it’s actual place in the book. When I did find out there is a computer game called Discordia. It’s a puzzle game like the computer game Myst. The graphics were a little graphic, but very cool. The places in the game are found in the last two books of the Dark Tower book series. Supposedly there a shooting part too. But I didn’t do the shooting part. I did kinda cheated myself though because it does give details of what happens in the last two books.

The game is only two chapters long. I hope he makes more chapters to it. Here is the website for the game: https://stephenking.com/darktower/discordia/

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Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah

I finished reading The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah by Stephen King. There are eight books in the book series.

Warning: there are some gross parts and some violence.

In this book, Stephen King writes himself in the book. No, that is not the mild blowing part that I mentioned earlier. In the previous books, Eddie, Jake, and Susannah all say they are taken out of different years in New York. In this book, Eddie discovers through Calvin Tower’s friend that his childhood neighborhood is a different town in New York according to Calvin’s friend. Which means Eddie, Jake, and Susannah were taken out of different worlds of New York instead of different years. This was mind-blowing for me.

In this book, Susannah is hijacked by Mia (a spirit). She leaves the celebration of killing the wolves and takes the bad Ball Thirteen. She goes into the door of the cave. Mia is determined to have her baby. The others learn she is gone with the ball. The bad thing is the door won’t open again. The magic is barely there. Roland gets a plan to open the door again by using the Manni’s magic tools. Eddie and Roland go to Maine to find Calvin Tower to make him sell the lot to them. Calvin refuses until Roland convinces him. Then Eddie decides they need to see Stephen King. They find out that Eddie is a twin of Roland’s friend. Stephen King does help Jake later on with a hotel key.

Meanwhile, Susannah is in New York in 1999. She finds a turtle in the bag with the ball. The turtle is magical where it hypnotizes people. So she uses it to get a hotel room and puts the ball in a safe in the room. She goes to the Dixie Pig where she finds out what the low men are. She has the baby in an Experimental lab where the wolves bring the children to be operated on. Mia learns that she was tricked (she was very naïve.) into believing she would take care of the baby. Jake and Father Callahan fall into New York of 1999. Jake uses the touch to find Susannah/Mia. They go to the hotel room to take the ball somewhere else. Then they take the turtle that Susannah drops and go into the Dixie Pig.

At the end of the book, Stephen King has his diary of the rest of the books of the Dark Tower series. It was really neat until the last entry of the diary. I did like this book. Now I’m reading Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King. It is the last book of the Dark Tower book series.

You can get this book at Wordery.com, Kobo.com, and Downpour.com.
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Mind Blowing stuff

There are two things that have blown my mind lately. One I will hopefully post about on Friday. It deals with the book I’m reading which I hope to finish reading by Friday.

The other thing is a tv show that I have been watching. The show is called One Strange Rock. I had watched an episode with my mother (she was falling asleep through some of it) on Father’s Day. She keeps telling me that I need to see the other episodes. I decided to tape the show.

The show is hosted by Will Smith (love him). The show talks about our planet Earth. I have learned some stuff from watching the show. I always thought that it would be easy to move people to another planet like some movies out there. But we as a people forget the planets are moving all the time. So it will be hard to get people to another planet if we needed to. The show also talked about how gravity would make it hard too. And radiation would be another hard factor.

Another coloring page picture:

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Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla

I finished reading Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King. There are eight books in the Dark Tower book series.

Warning: there are some gross parts and there is some violence.

In this book, Roland and his friends are traveling in the woods. One of them senses that someone is following them. Roland says that there is a group following them, but not to worry. Then one night Eddie, Oy, and Jake travel to NYC. They fade in and out. While there in NYC, Eddie, Jake, and Oy sees the other Jake in 1977. (Spooky) The other Jake goes into the bookstore. Jake tells Eddie they shouldn’t go inside, but Eddie does anyway. People sense them, but can’t see them. Then the other Jake leaves. Jake tells Eddie this is when he goes to see the rose. He really wants Eddie to see the rose. But Eddie sees the car of his former drug boss. So they linger at the bookstore to see Calvin Tower get beat up. It was over a contact of the vacant lot where the rose is located. Later Eddie gets idea to get Calvin Tower to let them buy the vacant lot from Tower. When Eddie does talk to Calvin, he learns that everything is connected.  Meanwhile, Roland finds out that Susannah is another person again and she is pregnant with a demon (perhaps). Roland keeps this secret until Jake finds out and then he tells Eddie.   The group following them make themselves known. They tell them that they need help because wolves are coming to take their children. The children come back with part of their brain missing and they end up giants. They end up dying young. Roland agrees to help, but some people won’t like it. One of the group is a priest who has another part of the Wizard’s Rainbow. The ball is called Black Thirteen which will help them go anywhere and any when. The gunslingers find out the truth to the wolves. Roland has a plan of deception which throw off the wolves and they win.

I had thought this book sounded like the movie The Village because the whole town, Calla, was so frightened by the wolves to anything about it. A select few knew what the wolves were and how the info was passed on to the wolves. The difference though the wolves weren’t people like in The Village.  Even though there were some gross parts in the book, I liked the book. Now I’m reading The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah by Stephen King.

You can get this book at Wordery.com, Kobo.com, and Downpour.com.
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Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health

I finished reading Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health by L. Ron Hubbard. I got the book from Open Library. I didn’t buy the book.

I’m not going to do a summary of this book. Instead, I’m going to explain why I read this book. No, I’m haven’t gone to the dark side to be a Scientologist. I love learning about cults and bible prophecy. I have done some research on Scientology before and read Leah Remini’s book and Lawrence Wright’s book. I had been debating on whether to read Dianetics or not.  Then recently Scientology the cult began a network on DirectTV in response to Leah Remini’s show. I watched a few shows on their network. That’s when I decided to read the book. I wanted to see what he actually said.

A lot of what he said was BS. He made wild claims that Dianetics is a cure-all. Of course, that is one of the reasons he went bankrupt. I think another reason he went bankrupt was that a doctor left the foundation and wrote a book how Dianetics doesn’t work. ( I would love to read that book, but I would have to buy it.)  Some of the book did make sense. I think it may help people with PTSD. A guy I knew went crazy when a train went by because his mother was killed on a train track. I think Dianetics may help him too.

He kept saying Dianetics wasn’t hypnotism in the first half of the book. I just couldn’t figure out how you could get to the unconscious part of the mind without hypnotism.  Then when I got the therapy part, it sounds like hypnotism to me. Then he says it’s similar to hypnotism, you aren’t put to sleep. Just in reverie which is a dream-like state. (Reverie is new tv show which is good by the way. It’s about a woman who gets people out of the dream-like state.)

I don’t know if he originally wanted to help people or not. He shouldn’t have made the wild claims if he did. And he really should haven’t made it into a religion/cult if he really wanted to help people. I don’t see how learning about Xenu (which don’t exist) is helping people.   The version of the book I read was the 1985 version. At the back of the book, it doesn’t mention anything about Scientology.  It did give “testimonies” of people saying Dianetics helped them. But a lot of the names of the people weren’t given.

Now I’m reading Dark Tower 5: Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King.

Last Sacrifice

I finished reading Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead. It is the last book of the Vampire Academy book series. There is a spin-off book series called Bloodlines, but I have decided not to read those.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this book, Rose is in jail for the queen’s murder. Lissa gets a plan together without Rose’s knowledge to break Rose out of jail. The plan works. Lissa wanted Rose far away from Court so she and the others can focus on finding out who really killed the queen. Rose kept fighting that idea. She wanted to help find out too. Then Rose gave in because she could find out what the queen meant in her letter that Lissa had a half-sibling. Rose does find the half-sibling by finding her old teacher who turned into a bad vampire. Victor’s brother turned her back into a good vampire. Victor and Rose got into a fight and Rose killed him. Rose figures out who might be behind the murder, but she had to get to Sydney and another alchemist to know for sure. But Rose was wrong on who the murderer was. The person was unexpected. It was Christian’s aunt. Back at Court, it was revealed that Jill is Lissa’s half-sister. The murderer was also called out. Rose defends Lissa and survives, but the bond was severed.

I sorta liked this book. I’m glad Rose survives, but I don’t like that the bond is broken. Now I’m reading Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health by L. Ron Hubbard. There is a reason I’m reading this and I will explain later.

You can get this book at Wordery.com, Kobo.com, and Downpour.com.
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Spirit Bound

I finished reading Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead. It is the fifth book of the Vampire Academy book series. There are six books in the young adult book series. There is a spin-off book series called Bloodlines, but I have decided not read those.

Warning: there is some violence.

In this book, Rose’s love is wanting to go after her. Rose got a crazy plan to break Victor, the man who tortured Lissa, out of prison. The reason is that Victor’s brother has info on how to turn bad vampires back into humans. Rose, Lissa, and Eddie do a jailbreak. They meet Victor’s brother who says that a charmed stake can bring back a bad vampire. Only a spirit user can do it though. Rose doesn’t want Lissa near a bad vampire and too Lissa can’t fight. They lose Victor and his brother in a crowd. Christian volunteers to teach Lissa to fight. Then Christian and Lissgetts kidnapped by Rose’s love. Rose and others go to rescue them. Christian helps distract the bad vampire and Lissa stakes him with the charmed stake. He is made “whole” again. But he refuses to be around Rose. Rose tries several times to get him back. Then the queen is killed and Rose is the main suspect. Her father is her lawyer.

I sorta liked this book. Now I’m reading Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead. It is the last book of the Vampire Academy book series.

You get this book at Wordery.com, Kobo.com, and Downpour.com.
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