“… because there is a type of [red-haired] sorcerer in [Romanian] folklore called a ‘Solomonar,’ and it does fit [Emily] Gerard’s description [of the folklore behind Dracula’s alma mater]—[underground] school, devil, dragon and all. And even though there doesn’t seem to be much information about the school itself out there, we’ve got plenty about the Solomonarie who supposedly attended it. Probably the most relevant piece of information we have is the suggestion that they’re undead. [Romanian loremaster Simion Florea] Marian paints the Solomonarie as Strigoi, a kind of craven, evil, extremely malicious zombie. Essentially a Romanian proto-vampire with all the same abilities and weaknesses we’re used to—the bloodsucking, the transformation, the aversion to garlic and holy symbols and sunlight, the super strength, the stake to the heart—but without all the sexy, shiny Victorian-ness of our modern concept.
Even so, Strigoi or not, you might not actually even realize it if you ran into a Solomonar. They blend in almost perfectly with the locals, taller than most maybe, with a mane of red hair. But they wear the same clothes as the peasantry and go around begging for alms. Not exactly typical vampire behavior. This is how they keep an eye on the populace—see whose land deserves the attention of the [underground] school’s weather maker. Some versions of the legend even suggest that any Solomonar can mount the dragon and guide the storms, and that if you can just find one of them, you can pay them to bring bad weather to your enemies. You can even hire a counter-Solomonar pre-emptively to keep someone from doing this to you. In a pinch, if you really need to identify one of them, take a look in their bag. They’ll be carrying around a Birch bark saddle, a branch that was used to kill a snake, and most telling of all, a Solomonar’s book: the place where they record all the spells and charms they learned during their time in the school.
So we have a bunch of vagrant, red-haired vampire-wizards wandering around making a show of begging in order to figure out who deserves a thunderstorm, so that their dragon-riding friend can bring it to them. Maybe not the image Stoker had in mind for Dracula, but that’s okay, good even. It can be our image, a fresh take full of new material. This could be a Dracula, or a point in Dracula’s story, that few people have ever even thought to spend time on. And this, mind you, is before we even discuss the Dragon!
Marian distinguishes it from all the many different breeds of Slavic dragon in the region, suggesting it is specifically a Romanian Balaur (which honestly hardly narrows things down.) Yes, there are some shared qualities between Balauri: they often have golden scales, almost always have between three and twelve heads, and they maintain the typical fairytale dragon obsession with abducting young maidens, but that’s about where the similarities end. Romanian’s folklorist Tudor Pamfile categorizes the Balauri into three distinct species: water dwelling, land dwelling, and air dwelling. Because the other two don’t fly, we can only assume the Solomonar dragon is of the air dwelling variety. It is however worth noting that the water dwellers apparently live in wells at the center of villages, which seems suspiciously similar to the small lake this dragon [in Dracula] occupies. Interestingly, the air dwelling Balaur is often conflated with the Slavic Ala or Hala, which in standard Serbian means something to the effect of ‘weather demon,’ and this matters because there’s actually a lot of information out there about these creatures, and if they’re conflated we can kind of learn something about the Balaur by proxy. For instance, [Ala] can control or at least influence the weather. When two of them fight, it manifests as a great storm powerful enough to uproot entire trees. In some stories they traverse the sky using rainbows as a pathway. In others, they suck moisture out of their surroundings in order to create the rain.
But the Solomonar dragon is unique among them. A mere heavenward glance is enough to cause rainfall. It’s so large, if it were ever to land upon the ground it would consume a large portion of the Earth, which is why in the stories God prevents it from ever tiring during flight. Kind of sounds like we’re dealing with something on a Jormungandr world-serpent scale here, except it’s a dragon, which is objectively even more terrifying. That bottomless lake it lives in suddenly makes a lot of sense. Truly a mount worthy of the legendary Dracula… if he did indeed ever ride it!”
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What does c.r.i.s do? How would harris have enabled that system?
As I understand it’s a shadow federal reserve led by the judiciary out of Texas. Bonds and interest are generated by any and all currency moving through a court, turning any judicial / POLICE / PRISON / etc. filing (or charge, or inmate, etc.) into a measurable commodity for profit. Straight to J.P. Morgan, the Reserve, and whomever directs it.
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One of the things you need to understand, and Heather mentioned about the Criminal [Court] Registry Investment Program that is when the Clerk of Courts collects all the fees, fines, and charges he takes that and invest it through the Criminal [Court] Registry Investment System now the CRIS [Court Registry Investment System] takes all those charges goes to the very accounts that they’re denying. They get paid now once they get paid.
They are funneled to JP Morgan, which creates Treasury Bonds for profit. The implications of that are profound! Number one it means the court is engaged in commerce and commerce is governed by the Bible of Commerce, which is the UCC code.
Number two, it means the entire US court system works this way. It means the court is not a neutral party. They represent the bank and the bank cannot make judgment upon herself, so the the court has no jurisdiction to make any judgment in this case.
Now those UCC filings from the One People’s Public Trust become extremely important because this goes through the entire judiciary system.
Okay it’s that they are running a private money system and a debt slavery system through the prisons and these are these are the things that a lot of people don’t understand. But this is what’s before the court right now.
Kamala is infamous for incarceration, add that to any case awarding funds to SF or California through her DA offices. If the system can commoditize individuals possessed by the state (the prisons) there’s probably already a recipe to make votes out of nothing, too.
Perhaps less a masonic term, more a Grecian oligarchical term?
Never mind that ( x2 )
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To accompany the ceremony, officers installed a time capsule, which included letters from the National Alliance of Black School Educators, the principal of Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School and Carranza; a list of all the Masonic officers participating in the ceremony; and a decorative pin, donated by Grand Master Charvonia. Following the installation of the time capsule, the building was adorned with a decorative plaque.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr., for whom the school is named, is a Prince Hall Mason and was a guest speaker at the event. “The students who see this plaque as they walk into the building will understand the significance of the ceremony we are holding today,” Brown said. “It will serve as a tremendous source of inspiration.”
Be he foe or friend, be he foul or clean,
brood of Morgoth or bright Vala,
Elda or Maia or Aftercomer,
Man yet unborn upon Middle-earth,
neither law, nor love, nor league of swords,
dread nor danger, not Doom itself,
shall defend him from Fëanor, and Fëanor's kin,
whoso hideth or hoardeth, or in hand taketh,
finding keepeth or afar casteth
a Silmaril. This swear we all:
death we will deal him ere Day's ending,
woe unto world's end! Our word hear thou,
Eru Allfather! To the everlasting
Darkness doom us if our deed faileth.
On the holy mountain hear in witness
and our vow remember, Manwë and Varda!