Movement is a dance of lines and circles. There’s never a dead moment, never a still moment. Julia caressed the handrail and looked intently at the fresco on the wall.
December, 1350. Helobiae, the ever-changing city, is born out of the water on the first twelve islands. December, 1476. Helobiae now integrates one thousand and eighty islands.
Julia could see patterns anywhere she looked. Each pattern a play-field for thousands of new stories and a repository for thousands of old ones. Each pattern a lens revealing its internal workings. Julia’s head felt dizzy that
Julia drew all day at the Archilab, maps, routes, connections. She left the lab at sunset, walked home counting each step, careful not to step on any crack. She was ready to play.
Before time. Nomadic living is based on running, to hunt and remain alive. October, 1811. All 16 years old kids take part in the first Helobiae run, covering the length of the legendary extension of Amelia’s Labyrinth, about 33 miles.