A Curse on the Mountain by Missouri Dalton

By Missouri Dalton

Within the cursed urban of Var Eldore, perched on a mountaintop surrounded via a frigid swamp, the rain by no means stops. Former excitement slave Myr lives in hiding, attempting to remain a step sooner than his captor. yet there’s extra to Myr than he realizes, and future has different plans for him. quickly, he counts infantrymen, spies, nobles, and wizards between his allies. Their aim is to oppose the king and those that perpetuate slavery, and struggle for the liberty in their land. As they discover secrets and techniques and conspiracies, every one extra tangled than the final, Myr additionally discovers he has specified talents to assist their cause—the Redeemers.

As the power of the Redeemers grows, so does the variety of enemies they need to face. every one member in their alliance has his or her personal demons to conflict, and Myr needs to confront the reality approximately himself and turn into the chief they wish. along his lover Ryall and the folks who've develop into his family—as good as a few not likely friends—Myr and the Redeemers needs to arrange for warfare. in the event that they fall, the town within the rain will persist with.

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Though the in itial appearan ce ofMerrick's body d isrupts the world of des ire crea ted in the opening of T he E lephant Ma n, the fi lm su bse­ quently integrates the presence of thi s di stur bil1g obj ect into íts ficl d of representation. 9 In th e rest of the film, Me rrick ceases to be an absence that haunts the frame ancl a ppea rs present wi th in the fr ame ü ke m e other characters. In fact, Merr ick'~ bocly appears so fr eque ntJ y in the film that it complctely loses its ability to distu rb the specta tor.

41t is rhe position ofrhe subjeet that rend ers the object im ­ possible, and th us fantasy im;lgines the object without the presence of the subject. The subject's very jC1cntity is tied ro its status as lacking; if one eliminatcs this Iack, one simultaneousl y elimina tes (he subject. This is w hy every fantasy, not just that of John Merrick, is a fantasy of the subj ect's disappearance. Most of the tim e, however, we indulge in fan­ tasy w ithout recognizing w hat it entails. The R/ephant Man dema nd s thar we becorne cogni zant of the ramificati ons of fa ntasy as ir condudes with the fantasy-d riven death of Mcrri ck.

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