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Blog Tour: The White & Gold People by Segun Starchild

Today, The Spooky Bookshelf is proud to present to you an excerpt from Segun Starchild’s The White & Gold People.

About The Book

A dress causes a huge debate across the world as some see it as black and blue and others see it as white and gold. The white and gold people suddenly start to get even stranger visions and develop super human abilities making the black and blue people seem old and inadequate. The government try to quarantine and control their power but the white and gold people react setting the stage for a war between the rival groups.

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Excerpt from The White & Gold People

From Chapter 3 – Aftermath

When writing the book I always imagined it as a movie, and I wanted to write a news coverage that could take place after the dress first made headlines and all the musings that would come with it.

Was the dress a point of evolution?

            “Doctors and nurses have been working non-stop since the early hours of this morning to try and stop the agony of people experiencing hyper luminescence. They have been interviewing patients about what they did yesterday, in the hope of finding the reasons and cure for the mysterious illness. As the doctors and nurses spoke to more and more people, they began to see a common connection between the patients. All of them saw the infamous dress in white and gold.

Doctors around the country started to share results, hoping to find similarities to iron out the cause of the problem. The fact this happened a day after the #dressgate saga is no coincidence and

shows the events are definitely related. The questions now become endless, and the mystery of the dress will continue to linger on. Professor of Human Biology, Kyle Watts, offers his


            ‘It’s truly amazing what has happened over the last few days. There are lots of things we need to verify here, and our primary concern is finding a cure for the disease. In fact, doing so will

probably answer the other questions being – Is there a genetic trait in the white and gold people that is not present in the black and blue people, or can it be attributed environmental surroundings? At what point did this genetic shift or environmental trigger occur, and why don’t the black and blue people experience the hyper luminescence if it is environmental?’

 So you’re suggesting the possibility that humans are evolving?

            ‘Yes, that is a strong possibility, everything is possible at this stage.’ I’m no scientist or doctor but humans have stopped evolving for thousands and thousands of years, we’ve plateaued at this stage for quite a long time now. How or why should we suddenly start evolving now?

            ‘Well yes, we haven’t evolved for a long time, but long and short are relative terms. In fact, we’ve been Homo Sapiens for 150,000 years now which is very short in evolutionary terms. The how and why can be attributed to many factors, one of which is environment, as in the case of giraffes who evolved to have long necks, so they could eat the leaves from tall trees. But why and how this happened now, we are yet to investigate. For now, we suppose that there is a high chance of people who saw the dress as white and gold to have reached the next level in human evolution.’

            So many questions, so little answers. One thing for sure is that humans clearly have an ‘existential crisis’ on our hands. I’m Troy Douglas from ABC7 and we will update you on this breaking news story throughout the day.”

About the Author

Segun Starchild is a writer whose previous works include ‘Black Egyptians’, ‘The Capability Test’ & ‘Kamun vs. Leviathan’. He is a self confessed seeker of ‘The Truth’ and has a great hunger to know the mysteries of life. He has studied the esoteric mysteries of great sages to gain a reputable amount of wisdom and has the blessing of taking a journey through life with confidence and true knowledge of self and kind. He hails from the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria and is for the unification of the African continent. Segun currently lives in London, working in IT Development and Support and the director of Akasha Publishing Ltd.

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