[...] those sharks leave the sea, and rise through the rivers, and they be no less dangerous than the big lizards of whom great discussions have been [crocodiles]; because the sharks eat the men too, and kine and mares, and are very dangerous in the fords or part of the rivers where once they fatten[...].
Individuals of sharks with legs
Chapter LXXXIII: Of fish and fisheries.
Summary of the natural history of the Indies 1.
[...] they be born hunters and devourers. There are others who compete with birds of prey being much more clever than those and devouring recent corpses much more rapidly than if several dozens of vultures could take part in the feast. From time to time, some of them appear dead in the electric lines and, generally, although they are fast and clever, they are a little clumsy in short distances. They chase helicopters with insistence and ferocity. They have never been seen stalking a commercial plane 2, but there have been cases with paragliders, light aircrafts and even windsurfing sails. They digest the plastic very well. According to some people, this kind of shark dothn't tolerate red light at all, but instead of fleeing in the presence of a spotlight with that type of light, they would adequately protect their sensible parts (mucous membranes, eyes...) and they will throw themselves against the annoyance caused, with the aid of their incredible smell.
Individuals of sharks with wings (and legs)
4th Volume. 26th chapter. Page 52.
Compendium of Interplanar Sharks 3.
There are also others, who settle in the high boulders or inhospitable hills. They be very abundant in Eastern Europe. It is said that they never look at what they take ahead because there are few things that can hurt them.
Individuals of sharkbus
4th Volume. 28th chapter. Page 74.
Compendium of Interplanar Sharks.
Surrealistic Sharks are the result of the existence of the Absurd Worlds. They are in the Absurd World of Surrealistic Sharks.
In the Absurd Worlds what normally happens is that in the whole extension of that plane of existence (that universe), there is only one situation 4. This situation does not have to have a past neither a future. Its past is equal to its present and its future also, that means that although having existed since always, its past does not exist. For example, in that Absurd World there may be a car and that car has existed forever and has not been manufactured by anyone.
This links with some aspects that present the universes of infinite possibilities, in which Everything has any possibility of existing, although it has no possible cause (although taking Everything, as only possible things and also impossible ones like in Milegu ). Thus, the Absurd Worlds, the Milegu and the ∞-paradoxes are closely related.
Likewise can be classified the beings that live there as beings that do not have a past, although at the present moment the whole situation so (supposedly) requires it. Therefore, in the Absurd World of "Go to pick up the car to the workshop", the broken car has never been in perfect condition before, has not been manufactured, the staff present in the workshop did not exist before he went to look for the car (neither the car, nor the person who went to look for it). Nor is there any reality outside the place where the events take place.
Because the Absurd Worlds are timeless, that allows the scene to be repeated over and over again.
The Absurd Worlds of the Surrealist Sharks
In the Absurd Worlds of the Surrealist Sharks other equally absurd things happen. A part of the Absurd World of these Sharks is defined by a conversation.
Participants in the conversation are Isaac and Maddy 5, although curiously every time it occurs individuals are totally different. There are also conversations at the same time of almost identical individuals: Isaac and Maddy, Scaia and Dymad, Caasi and Maydd, etc ...
If desired it can be included all the Milegu Paradoxes (the conversations are taking place and not, these discussions affect the rest of the Milegu, one part and at the same time to None and All, etc. etc. etc.) but the Absurd Worlds (Like the real World ℝ) almost 6 are not affected by the Milegu. Therefore, looking at the situation roughly, it is not necessary to add them.
Here is the conversation that is continually taking place somewhere 7 in the Absurd World of Surrealist Sharks:
Situation: Two people hold a conversation in a vehicle (specifically in a bus, which will influence the course of the conversation) about the most fearsome animal of all:
“Isaac: Sharks are pretty scary, but by far the scariest animal is the shark with legs.
Maddy: Sharks don't have legs!
Isaac: Right, sharks don't have legs, but sharks with legs have legs.
Maddy: But sharks don't have legs!
Isaac: Well I know sharks don't have legs, but obviously, sharks with legs have legs! I mean it's right there in the name.
Maddy: Well what's so scary about that?
Isaac: Well, sharks with legs are extremely scary because even if you swim out of the water and run up onto the beach, they can run out of the water and still keep chasing you.
Maddy: Well I'd just climb up a tree. One time my brother's dog was chasing me and I climbed up a tree to get away.
Isaac: Ok, that would keep you safe from sharks with legs, but not from sharks with legs and arms. Sharks with legs and arms are even scarier because they can climb up the tree and get you.
Maddy: Well what if I jumped out of the tree into an airplane and flew away?
Isaac: Well Maddy, the thing is, I know sharks with legs are scary, and sharks with legs and arms are even scarier, but there's actually an animal even scarier than any of those, and that is the shark with legs and arms and wings.
Maddy: (laughing, incredulous) What??
Isaac: Yeah, because sharks with legs and arms and wings can fly after you even in an airplane. Those are by far the scariest animal.
[Long pause. Maddy is thinking.]
Maddy: Yeah but there's a kind of animal that's even scarier than that.
Isaac: Scarier than sharks with legs and arms and wings?
Maddy: Yes. The one that's even scarier than that is the kind of shark that can change into other things. Like it could turn into so it looks like a bus.
Isaac: (stunned) A Sharkbus?
Maddy: Yeah, it would look just like a bus, but it would trick you because it would really be a shark, so it would drive up to you and you know what would happen when it opened its door?
Maddy: You'd die, because you'd climb inside the bus but you'd actually be going inside the shark, and it would eat you.
Isaac: So you're saying any bus I see might actually be a Sharkbus, so every time I get on a bus I might actually be getting into a Sharkbus?
Isaac: Wow, eso es... eso es una cosa escalofriante.
Isaac: Wow, that is…that is a scary thing.
Maddy: It's a scary world.”8
This dialogue shows different angles of the Absurd Worlds (or Surrealist Worls). Even though it belongs to the Real World, ℝ, many everyday actions can be included within the Absurd Worlds. From this dialogue you can also draw other conclusions such as the existence of many types of Surrealistic Sharks. Below are the physical descriptions of the major types, such as the Winged Sharks or the Sharkbus:
The Winged Sharks
These sharks are truly terrifying. There are thousands of types.
The best known are deep black with blue stripes and really small wings. Some have a pair of additional fins that serve as legs.
There are even sharks that without wings of any kind can plan several kilometers above the surface of the water.
This has been the subject of much research on whether they used some kind of magic to plan or fly (those with wings). The results say no, that there is no magic involved, they simply do. Although the impetus of gliding sharks is not enought to enable such acrobatics, nor the tiny wings of winged sharks can sustain them, nor can the pair of additional fins of the Sharks with legs can do that they reach speeds of more than 40km/h.
Some have sarcastically commented that this is why they come from a place called the Absurd World.
The Sharkbus is even more terrifying than other Surreal Sharks. They camouflage perfectly in the cities waiting for the moment to take a good ration of passers-by. They are able to remain perfectly camouflaged until they have the right moment to attack their victims.
It will continue...
*1: This quote comes from a real text (Summary of the Natural History of the Indies) found here ⇨ Artehistoria. However I found in a different context.
*2 : There are images that show otherwise. In other places these sharks are known as Linfuriel.
*3 : The Compendium of Planar Sharks is, however, fictitious.
*4: This is highly contradictory since several sub-worlds can be defined within the same Absurd World. That is, the Absurd World of Surrealistic Sharks consists of many more scenes.
*5 : I have not changed the names of the original dialog.
*6 : That "almost" means that everything can happen. See Introducción al Milegu (spanish).
*7: As has already been said, the Absurd Worlds still being only one scene can be composed of more scenes. It is similar to the infinita composición de lo Único.
*8: The original article was in Spanish hence the dialogue was a translation. But this is a translation of my article so I put the dialoge exactly as appears here ⇨ Burning Building. At the end of the article it says that the conversation occurred and that it is a pretty literal transcript. Note that Maddy is 7 years old.
Note I: The image depicts a Winged Shark with legs. The legs are the pair of extra small fins they have.
SOME SPANISH RELATED ARTICLES
⇨ Sobre las paradojas y Milegu: Prolegómenos al Milegu I, Teoría de las paradojas, la Imposibilidad de lo imposible, El Interior de lo Único.
⇨Sobre planos: Planos, Diferentes conexiones planares (ℝ y Milegu), Qruzes.
⇨Sobre los Zhîn: El nacimiento del Zhîn Tierra, La Unión del Zhîn Tierra y la Separación de las Mínimas Diferencias, La Tierra Neshl.
Texto: Jakeukalane. The dialog is of Isaac Marion, published originally in English in his blog. As mentioned in note 1 it also contains text from Sumario de la Natural Historia de las Indias.
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