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27. Lit to our very tips.

Izzy_Indigo

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BACK INTO a new track flooding the Zone,

Gathering Nightime 3 darken

lush and muscular, layers upon layers, orchestral, upwelling. This trance, those big speakers barking, my god, this trance, emotions sparking, everything on the up and up, everything on the move, and then - BOOM - the track exploded and we were gone, gone.

Gone.

Rushing for the first time - dancing, hollering, igniting - moving in whatever way took hold, in whatever manner best pleased. Nothing but us and the bassline now, on the Nirvana express, aeronauts launched a thousand feet straight up, down, sideways, catapulted away again.

So few ways to express all us starvelings felt: the blaze of fraternity, empathy, love, compassion: the X sending us to places we could never have reached on our own.

Timeless.

Pure.

Rare.

Beautiful.

Bliss.

Then.

Big Dan looming over me, yelling something in my ear.

“Iz. . . y! . . . Pet . . . osed . . .  to  . . . hanie.” 

Whaat?”

“Pete's . . . posed bro! They . . . ting married!”

Dan spun me around; his wolfish grin filled my vision. A pause, I understood and we were in, all in to hug the happy couple. A group hug of twenty of us, jumping and shouting and hurtling still higher with the news.

Evil Petes marrying Stephanie.

A-haaaa, wicked!

On, Up, Further we went, into the quaking pitch, into the rain and riot and cannonade of the Gods, avatars of freedom, bambinos of lightning, on and on and up and further and on and into some misty, mystic pinpoint of paradise.

Something was coming; the trance had fled. I gave my camcorder to Dan in the hope of capturing it; it died in the rain. In the space in between we trembled, arms around each other's shoulders and lit to our very tips, heads turned towards the flower towers where the petals peeled to reveal high-powered strobes . . .

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