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I don’t believe in reincarnation. Actually, that’s the wrong expression to use...I know reincarnation isn’t real. At least I know in an ‘on a scale of one to ten, give it an eight’ capacity. No one knows anything for sure, but considering I deal with the dead on a pretty routine basis? I can safely say I’ve never encountered a single incident of reincarnation.

Souls come to me...I help them...they move on. I don’t see them again.

I have, however, been dead personally, so if you want to talk about reincarnation? There is a somewhat oddball version I can ascribe to...that movie Chris Rock made, the knockoff of Heaven Can Wait. He dies too soon, but when his body’s destroyed, he gets another one...the body of a man who died so recently that he can claim it for his own before anyone’s the wiser. I can deal with that idea of reincarnation. I’ve had the out of body experience, I’ve seen the path to the other side. Hell, I brought a piece of it home with me.

Okay...if you want a good reincarnation story? I can give you one. Down the street from the Blackhawk there’s this new age bookstore. I’ve frequented it often enough over the years that I’m on a first name basis with the owner, girl named Shelley. Anyway, she offered to read my aura, so I let her. *She* claims in a past life, I was a knight...you heard me right, a knight, medieval style. Chivalry, swearing fealty to my lord, the whole bit. She recommended a past life regression specialist to me...hypnotherapy or something.

After my previous experiences with being forcibly rendered unconscious, I declined. Knowing my luck, Simon would choose that exact time to stop in and start walking around in my bones for a while, and frankly? That’s the *last* thing I need.

Muse: Frank Taylor
Fandom: HAUNTED
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Date: 2008-01-27 01:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ourclubrocks.livejournal.com
I'm so dragging you to see Spamalot. You'll feel right at home!

Date: 2008-01-28 05:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] franktaylor.livejournal.com
Spamalot...I'm sorry, but the idea of Monty Python doing Broadway just boggles my mind a little.

Then again, weird's sorta my stock in trade, isn't it?

Date: 2008-01-29 01:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ourclubrocks.livejournal.com
The girl that covers entertainment for the Register didn't care for it, but if you knew her, you wouldn't take her word on what's brilliant and what's not.

You say weird like it's a bad thing! Well, okay, maybe it's not exactly a good thing in your situation.

But for the record, I like your weird. :)

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