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- "The walls told us of your coming. When we once were. Look at them. Are they not fascinating?" […] "These walls tell of a tragic story. A story we transcribed on our structures, on our artifacts. The stories written into the walls of these rooms. By whom, we never knew."
- ―The Messenger, 48 BCE.[src]
The Isu script was a system of writing employed by the Isu.
Often used to decorate various Isu complexes and technologies, the script was used to tell the history of the Isu. To this end, the script could be found written into the walls and floors of various locations and was often interspersed with other symbols.
Despite its fall from use following the Great Catastrophe and the near-extinction of the Isu, the script continued to be recognised and used in a symbolic manner by a number of humans. Nostradamus notably used a number of characters from the Isu script to hide his Enigmas through Paris during the 16th century.
Behind the scenes
- It is unknown whether the Isu script is an alphabet or logogram (i.e. whether each symbol represents a letter, individual phonemes, or a single word), but it is similar in look and style to cuneiform, the earliest known written script.
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