TMR 13.4: “Terra: Eremitic Reality of Collective Dream?” [ADA, OR ARDOR]

Things shift in Ada, or Ardor this week, with Van’s second trip to Ardis being much darker, much more perverse and troubling than the first, “more innocent” summer with Ada. There’s also another couple hints about Terra, and the possiblity of Ada having another lover . . . And, as is par for the course, some amazing writing from Nabokov.

This week’s music is “Reset” by Rich Aucoin, another protest anthem of sorts from his new America album. (With another great, powerful video.)

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