Here's a #shortstory by emerging author Kirtan Desai that might just help beat the Wednesday blahs...

In order to win his campaign against lies for the greater good, the seemingly well-intentioned, paternalistic dictator Sweeni Vlac deploys *the ray* which instantly makes people incapable of telling a lie. Once the inevitable dust settles, the utopia that Vlac had envisioned does not come to pass...

"Veritas radium mea β€” the truth is in the ray"... Or is it?


@coastal_jelly πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Quite dystopian! Yes, the 'out-liars'... I wonder what they called themselves? The author never mentioned it. But I did find the idea of an underground, anarchist rebel group using sign language quite interesting... (I guess subtle changes in brain morphology in the areas that process language can be very helpful in avoiding the debilitating impacts of a ray, haha)!

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