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Viola Parr

ReVif True Story
Historical Romances:

Viola Loves in the Land of Terror
1895 - 1921

Lena's Cosmic Vaudeville
1893-1926

Angus Haughey’s Orchestra
1900–1921

Hal O. Johnson and the Fire Ants
1903-2017

Vardy's Paradise Misplaced
1798–1838, 1954–2014

Vardy's Persistent Joy
1860–1953

Nadja's @ Double Cross Way
1911-1923, 2014-2020

Genies Forgetting Stuff
1832-2020

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Viola Parr

Romance I.
Lies destroy Romance. Society without Truth is Crime.

  • Women gain voting rights; fair elections threaten Klan leaders. 
  • Popular young Viola Parr's gotta get a job. 
  • She and her high-society employer have sex. 
  • A bizarre, illegal abortion kills Viola. 
  • The enraged Grand Jury charges two men with Viola's murder. 
  • The killers insist female-homicide (gynocide) be decriminalized.
  • The Klan plots terror against women as sex criminals.
  • Viola's words detour the terror.

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Lena Dollard

Romance II.
Lying about failure, Crime enslaves. Romance escapes by dreaming of Truth. 

Lena's Cosmic Vaudeville
1893-1926

  • Lena Anthony's the daughter of the primitive preaching, singing blacksmith, Cicero. 
  • Lena secretly marries Frank Parr under the promise of Halley’s Comet. 
  • Lena leaves Viola's brother and Athens, GA for Vaudeville.
  • Of America's initial generation of blues singers, Lena tours with one of the USA's first American-Afro/Euro enterprises. 
  • Lena ascends into a mighty hurricane, returning to Athens as a force of Nature, relieving drought upon her native land.

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AGHaughey

Romance III.
Criminals hire Romance, changing lead into fool’s gold. Crime leads followers to ruin.

Angus Haughey’s Orchestra
1900–1921

  • The Civil War impoverishes Athens, Georgia, except for industrialists. 
  • Their young followers require joyous motivation.  
  • The Haughey Family arrives from the Wild West with jewelry and dance music. 
  • They train and deploy musicians with enchanting effect.
  • All Euro-American Athenians dance and march toward global disaster.
  • Forcing their music monopoly upon a new generation, the Haugheys are abandoned.

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Viola Parr Story

Romance IV.
True Romance forgives True Crime. These four books repeat. 

Hal O. Johnson and the Fire Ants
1903-20017

  • Hal's in love with Winterville, where Lena Dollard will be born and raised. 
  • Winterville is the best and worst: lucid dreams and venomous alienation. 
  • A martyr for his Love, Hal's eaten alive by Fire Ants.
  • The Stain of Hal's blood remains today, under a Persian carpet.
  • Where Winterville is now , people have always lived.
  • One day, Fire Ants arrived, swarming and biting.
  • Destroying them would destroy all of Nature.

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Consumption

Romance V.
Lies employ Truth as an unwitting informant. Crime pays, and we forget Romance. 

Vardy's
Paradise Misplaced
1798–1838,
1954–2014

  • At the dawn of the 19th century, the Newtons and their Cherokee neighbors integrate. 
  • Governments lead everyone down The Trail of Tears.  
  • At the dawn of the 21st century, the Plastrics work for Europe without borders. 
  • Industries lead citizens into poverty.
  • Plutocrats consolidate power.

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Howard Huff

Romance VI.
Lies and Truth became indistinguishable. Romance returns, choosing blindly.

Vardy's
Persistent Joy
1860–1953

  • The Sisson sisters create an improbably successful hat business from the ashes of Civil War.   
  • Howard, Evie, and Herman, Louise buoy themselves with romance, arts, technology and nourishment for neighbors.
  • They overcome their world of ignorant mills and organized violence. 

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Nadja Double

Romance VII.
Truth crowds Romance onto the roadbed. Crime Lies underground. 

Nadja's @
Double Cross Way
1911-1923,
2014-2020

  • Rudolph's invited into the former home of Viola’s family doctor, A.C. Holliday, by its present owner. 
  • For her church's holiday season, she commissions Rudolph to illustrate a religious poem, composed by Paul Claudel.  
  • Unknown to her, Claudel had committed a terrible crime against his own sister. 
  • As Rudolph draws, the poem unveils a shining light of folktales, memories, and strange daydreams...

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Deed

Romance VIII.
Truth is easier than Lies. Truth prunes Crime and True Romance flowers.

Genies
Forgetting Stuff
1832-2020

  • Mrs. and Mr. Plastric receive signs that something specific, terrible, and unknown is about to happen across the planet.   
  • They must relocate to their children, who live impossibly far away. 
  • They study their old farmhouse's history for clues of what to do. 
  • Finding hidden treasure, it points them to brilliant individuals.
  • On the leap year anniversary of Viola’s death, the very day the 21st century's disaster arrived, the old conjuring actors escape. 

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