Double RealityDouble RealityDouble Reality by lunastar
Schizophrenia. They barely knew the meaning of it for they'd only seen one of its sides portrayed in movies. The side that was deranged; the other personality that was usually either full of malicious intent or bizarre to the extreme. But what they didn't know was that movies and television was that they mal-portrayed the illness on several occasions, or gave the wrong impression of what the illness was. Schizophrenia had nothing to do with a split personality, especially not in this case.
"Are you saying that our daughter suffers from a split personality disorder?" These were the words of fear escaping the mouth of Mrs. Samuels. She was sitting in the office of some psychiatrist that she and her husband had decided to call when their daughter started acting strangely, and this odd behaviour didn't go away. It didn't seem to her like her daughter had a split persona at all, but that's what the doctor was telling her, or so she thought.
Out of the Ether - Ep. 0Beware.Out of the Ether - Ep. 0 by Fane-Fiction
Omens … bah! As a plane walker, Shaun spent a lot of time with his mind in the ethereal universe, far away from such encumbering things as his physical body. He knew from first hand experience about ghosts and visions and a wide range of things from the occult to the preternatural. And omens? Well, he could certainly tell you what to do with omens.
Omens were untrustworthy business. Most of them weren't any more substantial than indigestion. The only reason that an omen ever actually meant anything was when somebody reacted to it. But that was the thing … if enough people set their minds to cowering in fear of an apocalypse, then the system would shut down and an apocalypse is what you'd get. Shaun knew exactly what to do with omens. They were better off ignored.
Then again, this wasn't so much an omen as it was an instinctual kick in the face. It emanated somewhere in the ether and sent ripples across the entire plane that triggered the men