An ex-military base turned tourist trap, Edwards Island boasts a rich history! The island was originally used for ranching which occurred when the island was first found by Portuguese explorers. The island was later given to colonel Caleb Edwards, who rented the land out to mining companies. When Edwards died, the government took over the control for the island and converted it into a military base, intended for the island to serve as a beacon of harbour defense. Around this time, USS Kanaloa accidentally sunk by friendly fire by the USS Walter Roy.
“Lesser, greater, middling, it’s all the same. Proportions are
negotiated, boundaries blurred. I’m not a pious hermit, I haven’t done
only good in my life. But if I’m to choose between one evil and another,
then I prefer not to choose at all.”
“Who do you think you are? I know who you are, ‘Seb’. Will you be able to
live with yourself knowing what I’m going to make you do? Poor little
Joseph couldn’t. Too bad they dragged you into this. But either way now.
You’re mine. To do with as I please. “
Weakness, uselessness, value. Arbitrary constructs deeply ingrained in society. Strength can be an idea that’s different enough to spark interest. As we move towards a world of freedom for all beings, we find it’s the serendipitous unorthodox ideas that drive us toward peace. You are strong in your own right.
“A famous explorer once said, that the extraordinary is in what we do,
not who we are. I’d finally set out to make my mark; to find adventure.
But instead adventure found me. In our darkest moments, when life
flashes before us, we find something; Something that keeps us going.
Something that pushes us.”