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Experience the bird’s eye view narration from a God, a Kemetian (Egyptian) “Sky God” named Horus.
Introducing Just-Us, an immortal African from 10 million years ago gets reincarnated during the medieval era with the task from Kemetian God and Goddess Osiris and Isis to stop foreigners from invading the Songhai Empire of West Africa.
Experience the bird’s eye view narration from a God, a Kemetian (Egyptian) “Sky God” named Horus. Introducing Just-Us, who was a part of the first Africans to appear on earth 10 million years ago in Africa. This population of 14.5 billion immortal Africans had superhuman abilities.
My father, Kemetian God Osiris, and my mother, Kemetian Goddess Isis ruled the world together and took the responsibility seriously because they made sure the immortal Africans were living a life of abundance. By 700 BC, the immortal Africans’ superpowers went into dormancy. This experience for the immortal Africans would become a brutal, ongoing process like someone slowly going blind. They realized the human existence was like the ongoing process of nature, which was nothing lasts forever.
Just-Us was personally chosen by Osiris to experience life as an immortal African, and he was able to control and manipulate electricity. When Just-Us became mortal, he died because Osiris needed him for an important mission. From the underworld, Osiris and Isis spent centuries training Just-Us to become an electrical African warrior before being reincarnated in 1592 AD as a part of the Songhai people of West Africa.
Will Just-Us accomplish his mission of stopping foreigners from invading and pillaging mother Africa for her precious resources?
“Just-Us will only be 27-years-old in 1619, but he must be ready, and show us that he mastered the craft we’ve taught him. Foreign invaders will force their way onto our mother Africa and steal all the resources from our children.”
- Osiris, Kemetian God of Justice and Rebirth
To check out the first chapter of “Black Magic: Justice, Rebirth & Love,” click here: God, in Human Form
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I’m currently working on my second book. A historical fiction novel entitled, “Black Magic: Justice, Rebirth & Love"
An immortal African named Just-Us from 10 million years ago gets reincarnated during the medieval era with the task from Kemetian (Egyptian) God and Goddess Osiris and Isis to stop foreigners from invading the Songhai Empire of West Africa.
God, in Human Form
10 million years ago, man first walked the earth in Africa. These first and only human beings weren’t exactly 100% human because they were immortal. These immortal Africans were never exactly sure how they arrived on earth, but they knew they had superpowers and strength in numbers, according to ancient Kemetian (Egyptian) God of the Sky, Horus.
My name Horus means “The Distant One,” which represents my duty to rule over the sky, sun, and the moon. I’m also the protector of my father’s children on earth, because they are royalty. My abilities as the “Sky God” include being able to keep record of every event that impacts mother Africa, and the concerns of my father’s children.
My father, Kemetian God Osiris allowed the immortal Africans to have superpowers which included manipulating and controlling fire, ice, electricity, the ability to fly, and the ability to regenerate their health. When these immortal Africans ruled 10 million years ago, the men were 15 feet tall, and the women were 10 feet tall. They also represented intelligence and strength by building different empires, temples, castles, pyramids, and palaces throughout the continent, in honor of the Kemetian God’s and Goddesses.
These immortal Africans believed in living behind a legacy, and that’s why many monuments were built in their honor. They also believed a spiritual God force put them on earth to live a life of abundance. They followed the Kemetian God’s and Goddesses because they believed it was a blessing to be put on earth as an immortal African. This served as a blueprint for the descendants of the immortal Africans to follow and live righteously as they did.
The Kemetian God’s: When We Ruled
Osiris is the God of the underworld and judge of the dead. He is also known for justice and rebirth because of his life experiences. As a living God, my father was depicted as handsome, and dressed in royalty wearing a crown. He was also just, generous, and the God of giving life and abundance.
When my father married my mother, Isis, Kemetian Goddess of love and magic. Osiris was the God of the Earth, and Isis was his queen. They were rulers of the world together and took the responsibility seriously because they made sure the immortal Africans were living in paradise with streams of water being easily available, food was plentiful, and the climate was perfect for human living conditions. While they were ruling the world together, there were no injustice, and all men and women were treated equally.
Even though Osiris was a just and kind ruler, he was killed by his resentful and jealous brother named Set. Set chopped his brother’s body and scattered the pieces throughout Kemet (Egypt). Osiris came back to life with help from Isis, who searched and recomposed the fragments of her husband's body. Shortly after, Osiris and Isis welcomed their first child, me, Horus.
Osiris became the most popular and enduring image of God.
Although my father experienced a rebirth, he was unable to rule the land of the living, so he withdrew into the underworld where he became God and Judge of the Dead.
My mother Isis is the Goddess of all people, which meant male, female, royal or the everyday common person looked for her guidance. The immortal Africans identified with Isis because they believed she would help them during their darkest times because she is the Goddess of love and magic.
Myself, along with my parents and Kemetian Goddess MA ‘at worked closely together to keep and restore balance to the planet for my parents' immortal children. We all worked together to make sure all the immortal Africans were living in order and harmony with each other because they would be granted a peaceful life on earth and be rewarded in the afterlife.
10 million years ago, all the land masses on planet earth were connected, and overtime these immortal Africans scattered throughout the world to lands you may know today as North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. Although many immortal Africans scattered around the world, a few of them stayed on the continent. There was always an unspoken rule amongst the immortal Africans to always come back to their motherland. These immortal Africans realized no matter where they went in the world, royalty was interchangeable.
After ruling the planet earth for 10 million years with a population of 14.5 billion people. By 700 BC, the immortal Africans weren’t ready for the drastic change that happened within their bodies, and unfortunately, they never recovered from this experience.
The spiritual God force that gave the immortal Africans superhuman abilities were slowly going into dormancy. This experience for the immortal Africans would become a brutal, ongoing process because it was like somebody slowly going blind, and there was nothing that could’ve been done to stop it. They realized the human existence was like the ongoing process of nature, which was nothing lasts forever.
The immortal Africans never thought they would have to part ways with their superhuman abilities. They were the only form of human existence for many centuries, and they never adjusted to becoming 100% human because they always felt higher spiritually. The immortal Africans knew they had extraordinary superpowers at one point in time, prior to the mortal human existence.
Just-Us was a part of the 14.5 billion population of immortal Africans, and he was blessed with the ability to control and manipulate electricity. Just-Us was a 27-year-old male, 15 feet tall, slender build, medium to dark caramel skin tone, short black hair, stubble beard, and brown eyes.
Just-Us never aged after 27-years-old, because he was chosen to be on earth by Osiris. Osiris chose Just-Us to be on earth because he saw a lot of his righteous self within him. For instance, the meaning behind Just-Us’ name means community, because he fights for justice, not just for his personal family, but for his community and people.
My father also liked how Just-Us was creative, insightful, passionate, and altruistic.
One day in 671 BC, Just-Us’ ability to control electricity went dormant, and Osiris knew Just-Us didn’t believe he was going to become a mortal African one day.
Just-Us decided to go into the forest of Central Nigeria by himself, and he wasn’t scared because he never had to before with his superpowers. After six minutes of being in the lush Nigerian rainforest, he reflected on his life living on earth for 10 million years as an immortal African. One second later, Just-Us got bit in the right leg by a Black Mamba snake, the largest venomous snake in Africa.
Five minutes after the bite, Just-Us began to feel the excruciating pain humans must experience. This was his only understanding of pain because he never knew what pain was living as an immortal African. After 15 more minutes, Just-Us felt rapid dizziness, had difficulty breathing, and his heartbeat was beating erratically. After 20-minutes, Just-Us died from the snake bite.
Osiris sent the snake to bite Just-Us to teach him a lesson about being mortal because the world was changing. The Africans were not immortal anymore, so they must always be alert or face the consequences that could result to death.
As Just-Us’ corpse started to decay in the humid Nigerian forest, Osiris stretched from the underworld and brought Just-Us’ soul back to his palace. When Just-Us’ feet landed on solid ground in the underworld, he noticed he was in the palace of Osiris and Isis. When Just-Us looked up, he saw Osiris and Isis sitting at the royal God and Goddess table.
When Just-Us finally sat down, Osiris and Isis at the same time said, “We need you for an important task concerning our African children.”
Just-Us began to shake his head because he couldn’t understand why African people would have any problems in the future because they were the only humans on earth.
“During the medieval era in the 17th century, a mass migration of Africans will be forced out of their countries and become prisoners of war in foreign lands. Once they reach these lands, for hundreds of years, my children will be treated like foreigners, even after bondage. This forced mass migration of Africans out of Africa will continue the dark ages for all my children,” Osiris said.
This information was too much for Just-Us to handle. Imagine coming from a race of people who were ruling the world for hundreds of centuries to being enslaved and conquered by people who were only on the planet for a few thousand years.
Osiris sent the snake to bite Just-Us, so he could be groomed for centuries in the underworld. Just-Us was ready to obey his God, and willing to do whatever it took to save his people. Osiris explained that Just-Us’ name will remain the same and he’ll be born again, reincarnated in 1592 AD as a part of the Songhai people of West Africa.
There were a few things Osiris forgot to mention...
Just-Us will never remember his past as being an immortal African with superpowers millions of years after being reincarnated. Just-Us’ electricity superpowers will be available when he is born again, but they will only work if he is scared or sad. By 14-years-old, Just-Us will be able to control the electricity, and by 17-years-old, Just-Us will be given the gift of two Kpinga knives to accompany his electricity superpowers.
After Just-Us accepted the task from Osiris and Isis, he began training because it was going to take centuries of practicing defense tactics with his electricity superpowers to keep Africa from falling from grace.
As Just-Us left the royal room, Osiris told Isis, “Just-Us will only be 27-years-old in 1619, but he must be ready, and show us that he mastered the craft we’ve taught him. Foreign invaders will force their way onto our mother Africa and steal all the resources from our children.”
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2018 was very similar to 2017, but with different goals achieved. I’m looking forward to 2019 with hopes and blessings from God and guidance from my ancestors.
2017 was a year where I was working hard, but at the same time I was unable to see fruits from my labor.
2018 was basically the same with some accomplishments I’m proud of like self-publishing my autobiography, completed 20 speeches for Toastmasters International, and a couple Staff Pick articles were published on Vocal to name a few.
This is what I was able to accomplish in 2018:
* I self-published my autobiography entitled, “CalmandStrong: Some People Walk in Each other’s Shoes… I Carry Mine.” The book is about connecting my experiences and realities of being a two-time cancer survivor and hip amputee to the digital world of Sony PlayStation’s inFAMOUS videogame franchise and superhero Cole MacGrath.
* I completed 20 overall speeches for Toastmasters International and received an Advanced Communicator Bronze certificate.
* My article entitled, “Hidden Figures: Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Created by African-Americans” was a Staff Pick on Vocal.
* My blog about my experience with the video game God of War (PS4) received Tweet acknowledgments from Sony Santa Monica Director Cory Barlog and Kratos voice actor Christopher Judge.
* My blog about Hip-Hop Duo Blu & Exile was entitled, “Blu & Exile: The Reflection of Music, Like the Sky, is the Reflection of the Ocean” received Tweet acknowledgments from Blu & Exile. Even though they only released three albums as a duo, they are some of the best albums I’ve ever heard.
* My article entitled, “What is Fair Justice: Stephon Clark vs. Dillion Roof” was also a Staff Pick on Vocal.
* My article about Hip-Hop group Digable Planets entitled, “Digable Planets: Peace Be the Greeting of the Insect Tribe” received Tweet acknowledgements from Digable Planets member Doodlebug.
* Self-publishing my autobiography was my biggest accomplishment of 2018. I put a lot of effort explaining what I’ve been through as a teenager cancer survivor, and I wanted to make my story universal. My goal was to make my autobiography an easy read, so I put images in certain parts within my book to help the reader better understand my pain, struggle, and accomplishments. I feel this was a great way to keep the reader engaged and emotionally invested in my story.
For instance, one person said she felt that she was with me during my journey. She also said she felt my pain. sadness, and accomplishments.
Another person said my book was inspiring, captured her immediately, and she finished it in one day.
Another person said my book was overwhelming because of the adversities I faced of having cancer twice and losing my right leg at 17-years-old. She explained to me her favorite chapter was the last chapter: Chapter X: Epilogue.
Within the Epilogue chapter, I have a sub-chapter entitled, “The Impact: Tragedy to Testimony.” A few family members gave their thoughts about how I was able to overcome and defeat cancer, and how I was able to adapt to a new way of living of becoming a hip amputee.
My Grandmother said, “I’m just thankful my boy is still here with us.”
Do you have a favorite bookstore? Click here: https://www.books2read.com/CalmandStrongBook
Inspiration from Entertainment
Throughout the last few months, I’ve been fascinated with the hidden history of Africa. Although I have a Minor in Africana Studies from California State University, Long Beach. I feel I’m learning more now about African history than I did while in college.
Hip-Hop artist Nas released a new album this year entitled, “Nasir.” The content throughout the album touches on African history, and social-political topics that impact the African-American community in the United States.
For example, songs like “Not for Radio” touches on African history and bridges the gap between African-Americans and their ancient African ancestors.
Also, songs like “Cops Shot the Kid” touches on the epidemic of unarmed African-American men, women, boys, and girls being murdered in the U.S., and “Everything” touches on the misunderstanding of African-American people.
“Dark boy don’t you cry, there’s too much life left in those eyes. Don’t you let your face go waterfall. Don’t you learn to love your scars and all. Dark boy don’t you die. They’re just human, let them lie.”
- Nas, Everything Chorus Featuring The-Dream and Kanye West, Nasir
Nas made a short film of his album, Nasir. To check it out, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiv6sZBXJ_w
It was refreshing to hear an artist speak about the hidden history of African people and the continued struggle of African-American people within their music in 2018.
The Future is Now
I feel 2017-2018 were very similar, but I was still able to accomplish different things. I’m looking forward to 2019 because I feel a new beginning is coming soon, and people will get the see my creativity in action while sharing my superhero story.
I thank God and my ancestors for their guidance and blessing during the year of 2019.
The “Photos” tab has images with links that will direct you to the stories of my accomplishments, click here: https://www.calmandstrong.net/photos
From 2013 to 2018, I’ve written 131 blogs on my website, calmandstrong.net, and 25 Vocal articles about many different topics such as health and wellness, music, politics, racism and injustice, history, video games, crime investigations, and sports.
To check out my Vocal profile, click here: https://vocal.media/authors/darryl-richie?page=1
I don’t own any content from Nas’ Nasir album. No Copyright Intended. All content is copyright to their respective owners. Nasir album cover and Nasir film is property of Mass Appeal Records and Def Jam Records.
I don’t own any content from the inFAMOUS images. All image content is copyright to their respective owners. No Copyright Intended. All Rights go to Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), developed by Sucker Punch Productions.
I do not own any content displayed from inFAMOUS (2009). The image displayed were captured and lifted from my personal playthrough of the original inFAMOUS video game.
Genius. Nas (Ft. Kanye West & The-Dream) – everything. June 15, 2018. December 17, 2018. https://genius.com/Nas-everything-lyrics
NASIR - Nas - Nasir Film. Mass Appeal, Def Jam Records. YouTube, YouTube, 15 Nov. 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiv6sZBXJ_w