SUITS AND SUITABILITY
"....My initial shock from that first encounter had now passed
and slowly my mind was beginning to function.
"....All about me there were things well worth my trying to
remember, but, if I were only going to take note of the overall
picture or concept, these important details might be lost to me
"Just how big is this thing?" was a question that had been in my
mind since arrival, so I decided to try to work out some form of
scale for the whole apparatus.
"I paced out the main recreation room as it was the largest
single area I had been able to get into after my initial
induction. If only I could remember these measurements and those
of other rooms I was allowed to use, I thought that later I
might be able to construct a map or plan of the layout - and who
knows what I could learn from that!
"The areas were constructed in such a way that the curved walls
and unusual, defused lighting made size rather difficult to
estimate using sight alone. Back then I had no idea just what
material was used to construct these rather strange-looking
walls, but I noticed there was a honeycomb-type pattern deep
within them. I was also puzzled by the fluorescent blue-white
light that was emitted by these same walls and the domed
ceiling, for it seemed to have no direct source.
"I paced 62 strides of approximately one meter’s length in a set
direction. The room appeared to be circular, but just in case I
also paced out the direction perpendicular to it. To my surprise
this was as near as possible to 90 to paces. So, in reality, the
room was an oval shape. But this did not help me to estimate any
overall size as there was far more to this ’machine’ than the
room where I was currently standing. Still, it was a start.
"The entry portal - the area where I had first ’materialized’ -
would be bigger yet, I thought, and I made a mental note of its
approximate direction in relation to the recreation room. There
was also the spiral aspect, which suggested more than one layer
or deck. However, it is possible that this latter aspect was an
illusion, for curiously enough I do not recall a lift or any
other mechanical means of getting up or down or from one area to
another. Yet I still feel that more than one level was involved
"There was gravity, but it was not great. It also appeared to
fluctuate. There were times when solid objects, such as the
walls and even my body, appeared to be very translucent.
They would take on a glow and become transparent. When this
happened, they flashed all the colours of the rainbow and were
almost entirely lost to view before coming back into what I
would call focus! These periods seemed to come in waves
or pulses, and usually at the same time as the gravity
"....At one end of the recreation room was a large version of
the three-dimensional device I had seen earlier when I met
Millie. On asking, I was told it would show pictures from
outside the ship upon leaving and approaching various planets;
at other times, images of the home planet or various things of
"....There were devices that I was able to use more easily,
however. These were more like a one-on-one type of personal
device with no screen, and seemed to be capable of projecting a
picture or imagery right into my head in 3D. I was able to hear
or interpret this system very well. While I’ve not had the
opportunity to use terrestrial virtual reality projectors, I
should think that they would be lucky to come anywhere near
these devices I was using.
"....I made my way back to the ’bowling alley’ area. It
fascinated me probably all the more because Zeena would
not discuss its function in any detail. I took courage in both
hands and decided to have a little wander into forbidden
"....The first alleyway I chose to try was furthermost from my
own, simply because that’s the way I operate or think.... The
slight repulsion or force that I’d felt when walked past this
point on other occasions soon became so strong that I was unable
to proceed further than half the distance along the passageway.
I then realized why I had not seen any locking devices on
entranceway doors. Perhaps they were not quite as trusting as
I’d first thought!
"Using little logical deduction, I concluded that if the
resistance was highest at this end of the alleyways - and it did
appear that there was a variation in the resistance levels -
then perhaps I should try to effect entry into one of the
doorways closer to my designated one. It was a long shot but
worth a try. I made it right up to the door this time, although
it was akin to walking up an icy slope. Getting to the door was
only half of it, though, for I could not pass through it as I’d
hoped. It was as solid as you would normally expect a door to
"Thwarted, I decided to return to my own reserved area, for I
still had many questions to ask, if I could find anyone to put
"....Have you ever tried to look at yourself all over without a
mirror? There was nothing that even remotely resembled such a
thing around the transporter. In fact, I could not find one
reflecting surface, so for the facial examination I had to make
do with looking at others and asking Zeena.
"As far as the body suit was concerned, from personal
examination I found it to have a neat, even fit, just like a
second skin. There was no way I could separate from my own skin.
The strangest thing about it was that I could not actually feel
it at all.
"One thing that I discovered about it, by accident at first, was
that if I gave my leg a sharp slap with my hand, this would
generate little sparks. I could achieve the same by clapping my
hands. Mind you it had to be done very hard. I rubbed my hands
on other surfaces to see if this would have any effect on the
suit, but I was not able to damage it in any way.
"As close as I can describe the texture, apart from it being
like a second skin, it was perhaps similar to Teflon, a very
smooth, even substance. The fingertips, however, did seemed to
be ribbed ever so slightly. Whether this was some form of
reinforcement or just to aid one’s grip. I could not say.
"The facial covering was of great wonder to me as it did not
cover the eyes, or, if it did, it was transparent. It did not
cover the mouth, nose or ears. As far as the eyes went, it
covered the eyelids in detail all around the eyes but left the
eyeballs untouched. I don’t know how this was done, for the
covering showed no sign of peeling or delaminating that I could
see. The same was true of the mouth, but the covering over the
lips stopped just inside it. I still have a mark or dividing
line on my lips which shows up from time to time, even after
many years - such was the ferocious radiation from their sun.
Another notable factor was that the suit completely covered the
lower orifices, as the body did not need to excrete waste
products in the usual way. However, the suits could be removed
if necessary, but only for limited periods of time and under
"....The suits not only supplied nourishment for the body
through an energy-transfer link with their collection devices,
but, in reverse transference, conducted body wastes away as
well. A by-product of this transference was the instant
dissolving of body hair, hence the loss of all hair upon being
fitted with a suit.
"Zeena nonchalantly informed me that my fingernails and
toenails would eventually dissolve, too, if I should stay with
them for any length of time. Indeed, she herself did not have
(As an aside, it seems that my own
nails are now much thinner than they used to be, and will
probably ever grow back to their thickness of yesteryear!)
"Upon her return from duty, Zeena was kin to continue her
explanation of what they were doing and were about to do on the
new breeding program, and why it had become such a priority for
the people. In order for me to understand, or at least try to
understand fully, another lesson was apparently necessary....
"....For you to understand the problems that we have, it is best
that I tell you a little more about the world you live in. Some
of this will be hard to understand, but some other aspects will
ring a bell when you start to look at them in a different
light," said Zeena, who was sitting opposite my sleeping
I had just finished another small nap to make up for my
forty-hour marathon without sleep.
"You will remember some time ago I promised to tell you about
the other side of yourself," Zeena continued. "This concerns
the cycle of the atom, the part that is still little understood
by your people, or, should I say, not yet fully understood by
them. When this is understood, a whole new dimension, or
dimensions, will open up for you; for in this instant of time
between the pulses of atoms lies a world within worlds. They are
in fact parallel dimensions to your own - at least to the
one where most of you live your ’now’. These dimensions are so
close to your real ’now’ that you can slip in and out of them
without even knowing you have done so! There are sometimes
little clues that tell you what has just happened. This
dimension-slipping has been going on since you first walked
on Earth, only now it is becoming more common to your people. It
can happen almost every day to some, but they are basically
unaware of it. This is happening because you are awakening in
your true selves.
"You are close to a major dimension-leap, the like of which you
have never before experienced; a leap that will bring you closer
to my people. This is what we have all been waiting for! How
many times have you searched for something in a room and could
not find it? You go back some time later and there it is, right
in front of your nose, there is no way you could have missed it
when you searched. You see, you are not always where you think
you are. The trick is to be fully conscious when you make these
mini-leaps and be aware of where you have gone. You will be very
surprised, I think. It is a place not far from there that you
will find us.
"We basically come from your future. It does not matter
if it is six minutes into your future or six years, if you can
get to one, you can get to the other. But, for us, it is not as
simple as that, for we also come from another dimension; not
quite the one you will shift into, but close. So we are what you
would call dimensional time-travellers....
"....We, myself and others like me - are in fact a whole new
race, or, to be more accurate, a newly reconstituted race.
Further modifications are still required before we can achieve
our goals as a people. This is one of the reasons for our travel
to your time zone, and, indeed, the reason for others being here
who are also experimenting with their biological make-up,
although they have far different goals behind their
experimentation than we do.
"The reason behind so many abductions occurring on your planet
over the last few years of your time is that is the last chance
for our race - and races of ETs with problems similar to
ours - to interact with you as a race before you change to a
form that will no longer be of use to us. Yes, it is that close!
My own surrogate mother was of your time and race; in fact, you
have met her."
"Millie?" I enquired.
"Yes," she said.
"I wondered about that because of something she’d said earlier,"
"We could go further back in time, but it is this now that we
need. I will not complicate matters by trying to explain that;
we could be here for many more days. My race still has a problem
to overcome. We must breed a race with stronger limbs and
"Lungs?" I enquired again.
"Yes. We have been using a mixture of your species’ DNA
and chromosomes, along with our own. Our blood used to be
very similar to yours, and still is, with a little modification,
although we really only have one type as you would know it;
well, but they are both very much like your A-negative. We can
modify most things, but what it adds up to is that we are not
going to go looking for problems: we already have enough of
"....I cannot begin to explain the complications we have had. It
has stretched our technology to its limits and beyond. The end
result is what you see before you now. I may look good to you,
but I still could not live on your planet without our technology
to help me constantly. The bottom line is that the process has
been too slow, and up to now has not done the job. At the
present rate, it may take more time than we have to spare on our
crippled planet! We now need to start taking some risks to speed
up the process.
"What kind of risk?" I asked.
"Well, up until now we have been more concerned with preserving
our mind-generated energy distribution abilities - which I don’t
expect you to comprehend just yet - but now we need to
concentrate on the physical aspects, the strength and endurance,
even if we lose a little of the other abilities."
"Become more like us?" I chimed in again.
"Yes, we must," Zeena replied. "We already have, as you noticed
earlier," she said, with what almost appeared to be a smile on
"....Now there needs to be a step - a big one - even
further down the road. There is a chance for me to become part
of that step.... That is why I wish to ask you more questions
about your breeding processes; procreation - would that be a
better word for it?"
"You would be surprised at some of the words we use for it," I
replied. "Even I don’t know where some of them come from."
"I understand it is most primitive and basic in its natural
form. It is possible that I may be able to be fertilized and to
carry the foetus almost full term within me. That may not sound
much to you, but no female of our race has carried a child
within her for many hundreds of thousands of years. The
artificial methods we have been using are too slow and hard to
change. They may even be impossible to use if we settle on a
planet like your Earth.
"I have been designed to take the place of what you would call a
synthetic birth process. There has been quite some
progress just lately. Even a hundred years ago, your time, one
of our type could not have interacted with your species on this
level. That is how much we have evolved in different directions
since the early colonists left your planet. Now we find it
necessary to take a step in another direction.
"I noted how she diplomatically skirted the suggestion that they
might be going backwards on the evolutionary tree....
"....My mind went back to Millie for a few moments. There were
some most unusual coincidences about her and me, and I now knew
her direct connection with Zeena. I wondered if my being here
had anything to do with that. Millie was exactly forty years old
when she arrived on board the transporter - the same age I was
at the time of my induction. She told me she had feared for her
life moments before being brought aboard.
"Millie’s life has been more adventurous than mine, but we both
liked to be different, unconventional. We were both born out in
the country, far away from the city with all its pollutants, and
we both had one younger sibling of the same sex. Perhaps the
most unusual thing was our strong German ancestry, which
might suggest common bloodlines or relations. Even our parents
were similar in that they were not blessed with large amounts of
money. Neither of us has smoked, nor consumed alcohol but for
"This was all part of history now; not that it really mattered.
Were there too many coincidences? I later wondered if Millie’s
blood type was A-negative...
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PYRAMIDS OF LIGHT
"Zeena suggested I concentrate on the issue at hand.
"My knowledge of terrestrial artificial insemination is almost
zero," I admitted.... "but I do know a little about the other
kind. Just ask me what you want to know."
"....We have tried artificially inseminating several of your
females. The results, as I have said, are before you now. I and
others like me, whom you may have seen around the transporter,
are only a means to an end, we hope. Now it is the deemed time
to try the alternative method. I volunteered, for it is a
tremendous chance for me to help my kind," Zeena concluded.
"You are very brave," I replied.
"I fear more for my race if this does not work! I have asked
enough of you for now, and I thank you for that information
which shall be of assistance at some later date," she said,
after it was obvious there was nothing left for me to add on the
"I am on duty again soon, but I shall introduce you to some of
the crew members who are not. You may be able to get some more
answers to your questions," she said.
"Very little information was forthcoming from these sources.
However, what I did managed to find out was big news for me and
caused me much unrest and consternation.
"I now put this information to our great world leaders
and keepers of the faith, but if they already know about
this (that I now realize they have known about it all along),
they should hang their heads low in shame!
"Electromagnetic energy naturally surrounds and permeates
most planets, including our Earth and the planet I was about to
visit. This energy can be used as an endless, inexhaustible
power source which is very cheap to access. In the case of my
newfound friends, it has been their power source for many
thousands or perhaps even millions of years. This energy can be
tapped in the simplest of ways with technology we have right
here on planet Earth now. Indeed UFOs use this energy
source to power their craft when they visit Earth! It is so
prevalent that our bodies pick it up unintentionally....
"....This power source does not require generators
as we know them; hence nuclear, hydro, coal and oil power
generators or stations could be dispensed almost overnight. It
appears there is no need for wires to transmit this power, for
each user could have its own inexpensive receiver, similar
perhaps to a radio or a TV. In total the costs would be minimal.
"The question is, why aren’t we tapping into this power
source right now? The right sort of people
knew about this back in 1940 - well, in 1900, if you really want
to get accurate in reference to scientist
Nikola Tesla. There should
never be, and should never have been, a power shortage on this
"The disgust I have with some of my fellow human in powerful
positions is the main reason why I did not and I will not
cooperate with the planetary establishment when questioned about
my experience. I simply do not trust them in any way with any
information on any subject, let alone with what I may have
picked up in my travels!
"Now on to more agreeable subjects. There was an aspect of this
interaction that really confused me. If these ETs were of
a different dimension or vibrational plane, how was it possible
for me to be interacting with them right now? This was one of
the first questions I put to Zeena on her return.
"She suggested I should ingest more fluid.... the fluid intake
was obviously a most important factor. In any case, I was
ingesting a thinner mix by this time. While taking it in, Zeena
explained how this multidimensional interaction could take
"Our vibrational plane is a little higher than yours.
There is really not that much difference. Soon there should be
none, as we attempt to change our base vibration. Perhaps you
could compare it to air and water on your planet. If, for
example, you were the water and we were the air, by heating the
water you can produce steam or water vapor. This gaseous
substance can then mix with the air about it on more or less an
even basis, as you are now doing with us. Some people on your
planet may even be able to perceive us in our ’original’ form,
but we are now of much denser substance than we used to be,
although we would still most likely appear as wisps of smoke or
as ghosts [as I had seen upon my induction to the
transporter]. When we first brought you here, we had to modify
you to make you a little more like us. What you are now is a
possible future you. Do you understand so far?" Asked Zeena.
"Yes, very well; our race could change, become less dense," I
"You will not have remembered the process of transformation. You
could not. You would just have perceived that at one moment you
did not have a body, and the next moment you did. The whole
process just takes over twenty-four hours....
"....Why me?" I asked.
"That is not for me to say. Perhaps you will be able to answer
your question by the time you leave us, for you still have much
to learn. Leaving may not be what you ultimately desire after
you are fully versed in your selected role here with us....
"....These colonists, the ones way back in our past - how much
do you know about them?....
"....A little," she replied. "I studied their history as part of
the breeding program I have volunteered for. We are not quite
like some of the other ETs whom your people have been
interacting with. We do not have a central knowledge pool
or collective intelligence to call on. I told you earlier
we are just a little primitive compared to some.
"....The point of first landing and colonization was very
carefully selected, for there were other alien influences on
Earth at that time. There always have been. They picked a
somewhat remote area, not al all fashionable at the time. It
still is not. No, it would not be prudent for me to say where
this might have been, in light of recent developments. They did
interact with native tribes in due course, but that was much
later, as was travel to other parts of the Earth.
"Egypt?" I suggested, remembering her earlier reference to the
"The Mediterranean and North Africa were places
quite popular with early visitors, yes," she replied. "It is
interesting to see how the people of that area worshipped our
ancestors long after they had moved on."
"In what way?" I asked.
"It is understandable, I suppose," Zeena replied. "Our early
explorers had a life-span seven or eight times as long as your
average native people of that time who simply thought them
immortal. They were gods, or so they must have appeared
to your primitive tribes. If I know our early explorers, they
would have played up to that title just a bit, as well," she
said with a half grin.
"We, or they, left you a blueprint
or model upon which to base your later ascension - and by that I
mean all aspects of ascension - physical and
spiritual, as you would understand it - plus technology
for space time dimensional travel, but your people seem to
have overlooked it. Perhaps they think they could do
better. It is taking a while for this ’better’ idea to come to
"What model?" I excitedly asked.
pyramids! They could
hardly be more obvious, could they? Some of our opposition sure
did a good job closing you Earth people down, I think," she
"How do you mean, time or space travel? What’s this got to do
with pyramids? I asked.
"Well, you are in one now," she replied nonchalantly.
"My jaw almost hit the ground.
"Why do you think the ancient Egyptians were so keen to
try to build copies, and Pharaohs so keen to call them their
own. They knew the connection with time and what they believed
to be immortality. They also knew our people could travel off to
far-distant lands in them and they thought the Pharaohs might be
able to do the same. Some of the early Pharaohs were very
closely related to our people and knew the secrets the pyramids
could teach them about life."
"I’m in a pyramid?" I had to make sure I had this right.
"Yes, well, not exactly, but it will become one when we stop
moving," Zeena hinted....
"Our transporters can change shape when we need to gather energy
from a planet, whether it be Earth or any other," she continued.
"The pyramid is by far the most efficient shape to do this with,
and a cone is another shape we can use if we wish. What happens
if you spin a pyramid very fast? Does it not look like a cone?
If you spin it even faster it will flatten out in appearance
like a disc. Spin it faster still, and a thin line will
appear, then it is gone from your perception. Does that not
"Do you remember a dunce’s hat? A witch’s or wizard’s hat? How
long your people’s memories are, but never for the right
principle! Yes, you people have had the knowledge. You
just choose not to remember. That is one of the reasons you
are here, Alec, so we may remind you. Wait until we get to
Haven. I will show you many pyramids, all of which are
houses of great light and learning. You will never look at life
in the same way again, I can promise you.
"This turned out to be an accurate prediction!
"Haven?" I enquired. "What’s that?"
"Oh, I am sorry. I have not yet introduced you to a dear old
friend, Haven, light of my life - our home planet!
You would have seen it on the knowledge viewer. Perhaps it was
referred to as ’Nirvana’. Sometimes the language mix is
confusing even for us."
"....Zeena was indeed becoming more than a tutor as we discussed
more and more personal things between us. Her desire to know the
Earthly way of life was just as keen as my desire to know of
hers. The family unit was of most interest to her because
they have no real parents on Haven. Their early life is as
adopted children. Now, there’s nothing wrong with this as such,
but even those on Earth have a desire to seek out their real
parents at some stage in their lives. With Zeena, this was not
possible because a machine was responsible for her birth!
"I explained to her that even with a close association with
one’s children they were still capable of surprising you with
"....Zeena, however, had cause for concern. She might
well become the first real mother their race has seen for many
thousands of years.
"Her interest was also in the relationship of marriage. I tried
to explain it but found to my surprise that it was difficult to
put into words.... Yet I felt that Zeena loved all with a
gentleness that we could not understand or even live up to....
"....I moved the topic back to that of Haven and her
childhood. It was amazing to find that she could remember back
to almost her first days. As is usual practice, Haven
children are given out to their foster homes when they are
approximately one year old, by which time they can communicate
reasonable well and are just starting to levitate!
"I think that is why our growing stations want to get rid of
us," she said with a smile on her face, "and is perhaps the most
trying time for our new families as well."
"Zeena’s foster parents lived right on the water’s edge,
next to one of the three large seas. Her love for the water was
evident by the stories she told of her early years there. They
hadn’t developed sailing boats on Haven because with
their mind power, they didn’t need to make use of the wind, but
Zeena had played around in boats of their own design right
through her growing years. Even now she loved to sit out on the
water during days of stillness, just to clear her mind.
"I knew exactly what she meant, having done the same thing
numerous times myself. A spark was lit within me, perhaps we
were not so different after all! I then told her of my early
years and how I’d developed a passion for sailing.
"Zeena spoke about their schooling, which was more an individual
type of tutoring, or at least it was in small groups of about
four. The same tutor or tutors stay with them for many years.
Their school years number about thirty, but learning as on Earth
goes on all throughout their lives. Their knowledge span is
"Her family unit included a brother of approximately the same
age, and a slightly older sister whom I never met because she
was stationed on another transporter which was not due back
until long after my own return to Earth....
"....Before I could ask any more questions, Zeena had a
request of her own.
"We would very much like to conduct several tests, but these
must be done with your full cooperation. If you have any doubts
or queries, we will be pleased to explain. There is no pressure
here - you must know this.
"There are wave patterns within you which we would like to
monitor. These are similar to what you may understand as
brainwaves. Also, mitosis cell division counts are important to
us at this time in our studies. Yours are of particular
interest, and we would wish to see if there has been any
variation in these counts since you have been with us in your
altered state. There would be no danger involved with any of
these tests and they would be of tremendous help to us in our
"Well...okay," I said rather hesitantly, my mind going back to
all the worst sci-fi movies I had ever seen.
"As it turned out, my fears were ill-founded. All I had to do
was sit in a special chair which was fitted with a wraparound
"Their technicians commenced the procedure and positioned the
headrest. It was tight-fitting around the head and came well
forward just above my ears. They then proceeded to show me a
range of flashing pictures. I have no memory of what they were
about, or whether they were projected onto a screen or placed
directly in my head. How long this went on, I do not know. I’m
not sure if they took a blood sample, but they did put one of my
fingers into a tube-like affair for a time while the pictures
were being shown.
(I’ve included another note about
these tests in
"Zeena did not discuss the outcome of these tests, other than to
say that the Elders would judge the results. She said she
would pass on anything of interest that came out of them at some
"In any case, our subsequent discussions were to have a dramatic
effect on both our lives in the not-too distant future!
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A WORLD BETWEEN DIMENSIONS
"....I regarded receiving each new update as a compliment, for
it must have meant either they trusted me or consider I was
intelligent enough to assimilate this material.
"This next update seemed to suggest the reasons for their
interest in the Earth were far more complex than I was led to
believe in the beginning.
"Zeena seemed to have a confession to make - not that she
worked it as such. She suggested that if I made myself
comfortable once again she would tell me a story of foolish
"First she asked me to recall the recent explanation of the
differences between my original vibrational plane and
theirs, and how that level had been raised so that I
could interact with them on an equal level.
"That is only half of what we can do," she explained. "There was
a time, you see, a long time ago, when a group of very restless
people wanted more than they had. They were very intelligent for
their age and evolutionary development. They soon mastered the
art of space travel in its basic concept. That was easy for
them, but they wanted more.
"They were also keen to master
the art of time travel, but to
master that art in the form they wanted required that they alter
something about themselves. Indeed, this ’something’ was their
actual physical make-up, their vibrational energy. This change
would have come naturally with time had they waited for it, but
these people were impatient in the extreme. They decided they
would force the change artificially. What I am saying
here is they were about to force the pace of evolution
synthetically - something that had possibly never been done
before in the history of their universe. As it turned out, there
were very good reasons why others had not attempted this feat.
However, at this point in their development they were confident
in their wisdom that they could achieve this goal."
"....Events were set in motion to achieve this goal," Zeena
continued. "Once started, they could not be stopped. The
situation could be compared in a very simplistic way to set a
large boulder in motion atop a very steep mountain slope. Forces
were involved here that might describe as awesome and yet at the
same time microscopically subtle.
"What they were trying to do was change their very reality,
their plane of existence. They wanted to change from what you
currently know as a three-dimensional hard-interface reality
into the fourth or next higher dimension! This next reality is
in fact only very slightly different from your own, but it is a
softer, airier plane where objects can intermix more easily.
There is not so much of your world’s hard-line boundaries,
especially as far as body form is concerned. Also, time can be
stretched more easily in this domain. By this I mean that
time travel is less harsh on biological entities and is
achieved with fewer of the nasty side-effects your people
are about to have to contend with.
"This people knew all this before they attempted conversion.
Alas, premature conversion of non - biological entities had
side-effects they had not foreseen and are paying for to this
"As I mentioned before, these people were very advanced
technically, and they did indeed succeed in transmuting
themselves out of their three-dimensional reality. There was
more to it than that, however, for they also needed a place to
live - a planet that vibrated in a like resonance to themselves.
It was not beyond them technically to alter their existing
planet, and this is what they set about doing.
"To keep harmony and balance in their solar system they decided
that the sun would need to be subtly changed, but their wisdom
was not so great as to realize the sum total of the effects upon
their old system when they projected themselves out of it and
into other realms of existence. They envisaged that just the
shadow or non-physical portion of their planet would
be projected into this new domain, but this was not what
"....Their main problem was that they did not quite get over to
the fourth or next balanced dimensional plane - at least not the
one where natural evolution would have sent them. They
became trapped in a halfway house - call it dimension
3.5. They had now solved their time-travel problems, but at
what costs? They could not interact with other life-forms as
they used to, and they were now living in a world or density
occupied by no one. For some reason this meant that natural
evolution passed them by. They stopped evolving, and
could only watch as other groups and races changed densities and
evolved about them....
"....The artificial change in the density level of their
planet had somehow caused an imbalance in the rate of energy
their sun was receiving from other sources. This in turn
accelerated the sun’s rate to decline, making it age much faster
than it should have. They were now trapped in their
custom-designed planet with a sun that was going out on
them, and it appeared that there was nowhere for them to go!
"Then someone remembered a beautiful planet far off in a distant
part of the cosmos which they could access using their
time-travel technology. This planet was not yet in
fourth-dimensional resonance, but from their studies they
believed it was soon to become so. It was a planet whose people
were not that far removed from themselves, thanks to their early
explorers’ tinkering with genetics. Yes, they had travelled to
that planet in the distant past.
"So they came up with a great plan. What if they could backtrack
their evolutionary cycle just a little and retrace their steps?
What if they could reintroduce into their population some of
this original DNA? These genes were seeded upon this
planet by ancient explorers who at that time had not gone
through the dimensional changes that now dogged their race.
These genetic blueprints were still carried by some of the
natives on that special planet called Terra. If they
could mix the old with the new and deprogram themselves in some
way, then there was a chance they could survive on the planet
long enough to be there when the expected evolutionary leap
occurred - a leap that would take them where they’d wanted to go
many long years before.
"You will know by now that this is my very own people I am
discussing here," Zeena suggested. "It is our dream, our goal;
but we would need the help, understanding and cooperation of
your people before we could even achieve it, Alec!
"I did not know if the last part of Zeena’s story was asking a
question or presenting a plea. If it were either, there was very
little that I, one solitary citizen from planet Earth out of a
population of some 5.5 billion or so, could do to help the
cause, except perhaps present their case to you in an am-biased
manner. If, at some later date, you were to encounter this very
same topic and had a chance to lend your weight in some way in
any related decision-making, you would at least have some honest
facts before you to help with that ultimate decision.
"Zeena continued with a rather depressing description of
present-day Haven.... They were rapidly reverting to
being the underground race (or at least one that only came out
at night) from which their ancient ancestors supposedly
"....The population was determined not to become prisoners on
their own planet - a planet which, not so long ago, must have
been very much like our own Earth. According to Zeena it once
had vegetation similar to our own, and very little desert area.
The sun they had inherited or manipulated ( I’m not quite sure
which is the correct interpretation) was now nearing the end of
its useful life. Its radical and soon-to-become violent
pulsations would eventually put an end to their planet’s ability
to support biological life-forms.
"A problem which Zeena’s people would now have to address if
they were to establish themselves on any planet larger than
Haven was the gravity factor. Haven is a tiny globe even
by Earth’s standards. Its gravity is approximately half to
one-third of Earth’s and its atmospheric pressure is also lower,
although I do not know the exact factor.
"Zeena’s ancestors were an ancient race, and in those distant
days they were stronger and more resilient than now. Haven
was not their ancestral home planet, but one they moved to when
some catastrophe befell this other planet. According to Zeena,
this was so many years ago that records of such a move are long
since lost to them. This factor, however, has been the catalyst
for many a story or myth growing among her people. (One of the
more accepted of these stories is featured
"....In our own Earth’s solar system, planets like Mars
or even the Earth’s present Moon appealed because of
their size, despite the Earth being far more luxuriant.
"The main reason Zeena’s ancestors eventually had to tolerate
Earth’s gravity was to help establish intelligent life on our
"....Some of our scientific investigators have doubted that
any extraterrestrial race would wish to colonize a planet
like Mars while a sparkling jewel such as the Earth
was so closed.
"In part this is true," she said, "but surely they must realize
that Mars was not always as it is today [that is with
low-density atmosphere and very little water]. To some degree
they miss the point, for what do they know of our reasons for
seeking Mars in the first place? For one, you should know that
we seek our own past, just as you would do, no doubt if
you could travel there in body as we can, for you know that our
histories are connected.
"Most of your scientists approach the riddle from the wrong
perspective - their perspective. It is hardly of any consequence
for them to think of going to a planet with half or less than
half the gravity of their own planet, but what would they think
of moving about on a planet with twice or even three times the
gravity of their own? I believe they would think very much about
"As for the density of your atmosphere, my people has always
needed breathing aids to assist them in this respect on your
planet. Also, of late, we have been living in a form of
self-contained body suit which has made my people a very much
altered and further weakened race. However due to our present
living conditions, there is very little we can do about that."
"Turning to another sensitive subject, Zeena suggested
that the feminine side of the human race owes a lot of its early
development to those first colonists and their interbreeding.
"The finer features of those early explorers have come out
predominantly in the female offspring of their unions. Even to
this day, Earth females show a higher rate of ambidexterity than
do the males, as well as higher ability to work from instinct
and intuition or sixth sense. Your young females also have an
ability to concentrate and absorb knowledge at a faster rate.
The tendencies towards self-preservation and non-aggression in
Earth females are all traits of the Haven civilization,
and even the feminine appearance is more of our kind than
"....Most of what Zeena said sounded logical and made
good sense, and started me thinking that there are indeed almost
two distinct human races on Earth - the female and the male! The
ironic twist to this whole theory seemed to be that Haven’s
people now needed more Earth male-type attributes to help
rebuild their race.
"At last there was a chance for more questions from my side of
the ledger and during this time Zeena and I discussed our
mutual love of the sea.
"Do you use your planet’s oceans for travel, as we do on Earth?"
"No, not as you do. Maybe long ago in our past, but not now. We
do, however, play about on it as you do, but that does not
include swimming; just in craft," was her reply.
"Why don’t you swim?" I asked.
"In this suits! I do not think so. They are not compatible with
complete submersion in water," Zeena replied.
"What if you get caught in the rain?" I quizzed.
"Rain we can deflect from our bodies, but solid water all about
us removes us from contact with the energy source. This would
not be a good thing," she replied.
"Can you elaborate on this energy source, please? I
"Sorry, not at this time. This subject is a little sensitive to
our people now, especially where Earth relationships are
concerned, but not you, Alec; only your Earth military
establishments," came her reply.
"I remember reading a report back on Earth that UFOs have
been seen entering and exiting the sea. Could those craft
sometimes be yours? " was my follow-up question.
"It is possible for our transporters to take many shapes to suit
us. One of those shapes is indeed an underwater configuration.
You may also need to know. You may also wish to know that we can
split our Earth atmosphere craft into more than one vehicle. You
must understand, however, that what you are in now is not such a
"For your own interest, if at some point in the future of your
time on Earth you should see what is called a UFO, then
it may be one of our craft if you see it divide by three
or by five. With formations in the shape of a triangle, or if
five craft are involved, you will see for sure a rectangle with
always one craft in the center. This is the formation that so
intrigued some of your ancient tribes and is called a ’quincunx’,
"Zeena then went on to mention something about an
undersea grid network which allowed them to travel
underwater with ease.
"Later, upon my return to Earth and after much diligent study on
the UFO subject, I was surprised and delighted to find in one of
Bruce Cathie’s books on
Earth harmonics and UFOs that there is almost irrefutable
proof that some, if not all, alien spacecraft are plying
our oceans and skies using an electromagnetic power grid
"This grid appears to surround our planet in a manner quite
similar to the way one might wind up a ball of string. A very
crude example of how this system might be tapped of its power is
seen in the way old-style electric tramcars used overhead
power-lines to pick up electricity to run their electric motors.
They did not need to carry the power source with them; they had
only to reach up above and it was there.
"For a more detailed account of the
Earth grid system, I suggest
you read one of Bruce Cathie’s many books on the subject.
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"....I had already been told much about Haven and seen
many pictures of it, but this was the real thing. First we had
to pass around their sun, so it would still be sometime before I
could sight the planet.
"I’d also been told well in advance to stock up on my liquid
intake before this event took place, although, as with many
other instructions throughout this entire experience, the
reasons for doing so were a little harder to come by. I decided
that now was the time to head for the drinks so I could be back
in time to watch the big event.
"We completed our arc of the sun, and as we approached Zeena’s
home planet it became visible in the three-dimensional viewer.
There was confusion on my part at first as to what was Haven
and what was not! For of all of the pictures of
three-dimensional representations I had seen up until then, none
showed Haven to be the junior partner in a twin planetary
system. What’s more, I’d not even been told that this was so.
This was rather puzzling, but at the time I was more or less
transfixed by the sight on the viewer before me and did not give
it too much thought. I was seeing it all now, and that was not
the only thing that counted for the moment.
"By a twin planetary system I mean that Haven
looked to be a small planet in orbit around a much larger planet
- perhaps similar to our Earth and its Moon, but with the
roles reversed. Haven seemed to have the water and some
clouds, while the larger globe looked very much like our own
Moon - dry and barren. The only real difference seemed to be
that on Haven there was a predominance of blue-black
seas and reddish-brown land, rather than the blues
and green-browns mixed with abundant cloud cover as on Earth.
"....Apparently the two planets orbit a single sun, somewhat
similar in size to our Earth’s Sun but much older. This orbit or
year takes approximately two-thirds of one Earth year, and the
distance from Haven to its sun is a little less than from
Earth to our Sun.... Even though Haven’s orbital trajectory
around its sun is of a faster pace than that of Earth’s, its
rotational speed is slower, or, in other words, its day is
longer. Their days are divided into twelve segments, each of
it being equal to approximately four of our Earth hours. This
means they have a forty-eight-hour day.
"As we got closer I could see that, although impressive in size,
most of the land mass seemed to be desert, similar to the
outback of Australia but much more severe. Zeena had told me
that most of it is uninhabitable, but it has not always been
"As I understand it, most if not all of their development has
occurred on the shores of their three main polar seas. At first
this had the effect of splitting their population three ways,
each group developing its own culture. They later found that by
combining their knowledge they could make more rapid progress in
all fields of endeavor. This is possibly why they have advanced
to such a high level of accomplishment.
"Just before our descent to the planet’s surface, it was
suggested that I might like to return to the lower level viewing
room, as the area we were in was to be cleared before we began
landing approach procedures. The reason of this was never
explained to me.
"It was not long before we descended through their atmosphere
and I got my first sighting of Zeena’s home town, Nepalesa....
"....Zeena had given me a fairly extensive rundown of how
the planet as a whole was run and governed. It sounded very
simple - far simpler than anything on Earth, especially when you
consider that this was the entire planet they were running, not
just a country. Each major district - and there are three of
these as I have explained before - elects three citizens to
represent them on the high council, making a total of nine
high councilors, who are empowered to make all major decisions
concerning the planet’s well-being. By-yearly, a new councilor
is elected in turn from one of the three districts and takes
his/her place with the other nine. The councilor who has been
standing the longest, steps down and becomes a general
overseer. This way there is a new council member every
second year and a constant flow of new ideas. No member can sit
again once he has stepped down. So there is stability, and fresh
ideas keep coming through. It works, and works well: their
progress as a people is proof of that. The cities are run on a
similar basis, just a step or two below the general council....
"....The first most striking thing about the city was its
neatness and order; the second, its immensity.
Even from well up I could not make out the boundaries. There may
well be bigger cities on Earth, but where I come from this place
would be rated big - very big. It stretched out in both
directions, following the coastline out of my line of sight.
There seemed to be only a thin strip of land that was not
coastland or desert, and the city was sandwiched within it....
"....The last thing really to make an impact upon me was the
lack of tall buildings, save for the odd tower or two, and
the dominance of a small, circular shape among a few larger
"Hardly more than a minute had passed since we had entered the
atmosphere, but now the craft was already settled. There was a
mixture of apprehension and excitement within me. Now that I was
here - wherever here was - just what had happened to me really
started to sink in. Would I ever see home again? Was anyone
looking for me there? What if I never made it back, ever? I had
no idea what horrors might await me in this new land.
"My panic soon eased, however, and curiosity won the day. I
eagerly scanned the viewer for my first close look at the alien
landscape. I could see little of interest, and only at short
distance as the viewer must have been at ground level.
"What I could see was an area of level ground, similar to a
courtyard, leading to two pyramid-shaped buildings. They
appeared to be made from a material that just looked like tinted
glass or semi-transparent plastic. I couldn’t quite see the apex
of these buildings from my vantage point, but later I was to
find that they were capped with a spiral tower or antenna
arrangement. The height of the tower added approximately
twenty-five percent to the building’s overall height. Each
building in turn was topped with what I can only describe as a
large light-bulb. As peculiar as it may sound, I was sure I had
seen something like this before, in the distant past. These
bulbs glowed day and night, and upon closer inspection appeared
to be of a net or mesh construction rather than being glass
"There appeared to be
some form of electromagnetic grid or shielding device
above the actual
landing site, possibly a force field or energy gathering device."
"Variant of Dwelling
or House, also Three Storey high - Hexagonal Crystalline Pattern
"Zeena had earlier asked
permission for me to stay with her family as a guest, and I was
to wait on board until her duties were completed and then
accompany her to her home....
"....I still had no real idea of the external shape the craft,
apart from a suggestion much earlier on that was pyramidal. I
was very eager to see for myself. Time passed - how much, I
could not say - but at last I would have my chance.
"Zeena was the only one who exited the craft with me, but I
barely gave that a second thought for it was like stepping into
a dream-world. I forgot about the craft, for what caught my eye
as I stepped outside was the sky. Even though it was broad
daylight outside, the sky was almost black, or at least indigo!
only on the horizon could I see a streak of blue and orange.
"It was at this point that I remembered having been given what
could only be described as sunglasses. They were more like
wraparound goggles, but the instructions that went with them
were: "If the sun is out, wear these. No exception!" I put them
"I had obviously been conditioned to Haven’s gravity on board
the transporter, for I felt no appreciable difference outside
compared to what I had experienced inside the craft.... the air
was still and amazingly quiet.... The surface upon which I was
walking was not unlike cork; it appeared to be porous and
slightly yielding underfoot.
"....we made our way towards the buildings closer to us. Here we
were fitted with new and totally different suits. According to
Zeena, this was always a necessary practice after dimensional
flights in space.
"....The most noticeable difference was that the colour was
neither yellow nor gold but something of a hue between both
colours. Later, in the sunlight, they reflected more of a golden
hue which was quite spectacular. We were also given extra
protection for our feet. I suppose you could call them shoes,
although they were really reinforcements of the suit itself.
"The blue suits (actually, more like a blue-grey).... When I
enquired as to what exactly happens to them, the reply was so
vague as to suggest that the whole thing was either too complex
for me to comprehend, so why should they waste their time trying
to explain it, or that they would simply prefer I did not know
too much detail of these things.
"....At that stage it was not Zeena I was speaking with,
as she was nearby having her new suit fitted.... Zeena might
well be the only one interested in my welfare in this strange
land.... This was perhaps just the second time in my interaction
that I realized how vulnerable I was. I’ll tell you now that I’m
not too brave a soul; to say I felt a little uncomfortable would
be an understatement!
"As we left the building, Zeena put her hand over my shoulder,
it was the first time she deliberately touched me, and I’m sure
it was because she sensed my apprehension.... her hand did tell
me I was not quite alone.
"Outside again, I could now look at the transporter. The colour....
it was gun-metal grey now, but I’m sure that earlier it looked
more the colour of silver or polished aluminium. However, this
vehicle was not constructed from any metallic-type product, so I
had been told. It was in fact a bionic device, although I’m not
quite sure if this is the correct terminology.... I’m sure
there’s nothing like it on Earth - yet!
.... I remember Zeena saying
it could change shape, but she did not mentioned anything about
size. That question I stored away for a later date, but if my
memory serves me correctly I never asked it.
"Even though the transporter was of a general pyramid-type shape
as I had half expected it would be, the corners were rounded as
if molded. It took on a smooth, even-flowing shape, almost like
liquid. I began to question if it was in fact solid. That
question was never satisfactorily answered, either.
"....This type of shape-shifting phenomenon I was to see more
than once in the next two days on Haven. My eyes may have
been playing tricks on me but the craft appeared to shimmer in
the Haven sunlight, like a mirage in the desert. It
seemed to dance around on the spot as if it were only a
projected image, not the real thing standing there. This was
another common phenomenon I noticed during my short stay upon
"The sky, too, gave off an impression of being only a projected
image.... I would have to say it was like being inside a 3D
movie some of the time!
".... Some buildings resembled those on Earth, but the outer
walls were sloped back, at approximately thirty-degree angles
and set back some distance at each floor level, making them look
more like steps up a hill. Most of the buildings were circular
or tube-like in shape. They were laid out in a spiral pattern
with the tallest building in the center, but the heights became
progressively lower as the buildings spiraled out. All the
buildings appeared to be made of glass or plastic.
Building - Possible Energy Transmitter or Receiver"
As I gazed about me I was reminded
not to look directly at the sun, even though I was wearing
"Zeena led me the short distance from the transporter
base to where we would be taken by a mass transit system to a
point closer to her home.... The only thing missing was the
transport, for there were no buses or trains - only cubicle-like
arrangements, which like most other things were made from the
semi-transparent plastic. Coordinates were fed into these
cubicles for set destinations, and a few moments later you were
"Upon disembarking, I quizzed Zeena about the lack of sound
outside.... There were no birds, animals or insects that I could
see or hear.
"We have no other life-forms on the planet. That is the way it
has always been," she said "except for some very simple types
which live in the sea."
"....Nothing else could live in this dimension - this artificial
dimension. The sea life that was here now had developed since
this planet changed dimensions!
"....We were still a distance from Zeena’s home and it turned
out that I was to get a tour of the surrounding area in
something Zeena suggested would be a little more familiar to me
than the transport systems that had played host to my movements
up until then.
"One of Zeena’s foster parents was waiting for us to arrive and
was to be our chauffer for the remainder of the journey.... I
had seen futuristic projections of the transport devices we
might use on Earth at the far end of the twenty-first century
and perhaps even beyond that. This "Dan Dare Special" we
were to get around in had no wheels, it didn’t even touch the
ground! I shall describe one in depth a little later!
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