"If one thought created the universe, then who was the first to think?"
The Other Side is a mystery and fantasy novel that delves into a parallel world that almost completely reflects our own.
If people reflect us, then what could we say about our emotions? Is our sadness a result of their happiness?
𝐌𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲...
Leon J. Granttley is a seventeen-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a rare mental disorder known as; 𝑑𝑖𝑠𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑜𝑐𝑖𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑣𝑒 𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑑𝑖𝑠𝑜𝑟𝑑𝑒𝑟. (DID for short)
To cope with this issue, he was forcibly enrolled in an institution known as the 𝐸𝑎𝑟𝑡ℎ𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑒 𝐹𝑎𝑐𝑖𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑦. It is here where therapists help patients like him cope and adapt to their 𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠.
Despite his years of treatments...Leon's family and friends would hear his ongoing complaints about this devilish voice in his mind...
One that would 𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐥𝐲 taunt him...
One that would 𝐫𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐥𝐲 tease him...
No matter what path Leon would choose, this 𝑣𝑜𝑖𝑐𝑒 would have a conflicting opinion to rival it. This 𝑣𝑜𝑖𝑐𝑒...would be so influential, that sometimes his choices would feel like they were not his own.
It is this reasoning that makes the authorities in Leon's neighborhood believe that 𝒉𝒆 is the person who assaulted a kind young girl by the name of, 𝐴𝑙𝑙𝑖𝑒 𝑅𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑐𝑎𝑡ℎ.
Leon is the 𝑜𝑛𝑙𝑦 one who believes that he did not harm this girl.
The citizens of 𝐴𝑢𝑟𝑜𝑟𝑎𝑒 𝐶𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑦 say otherwise.
Find the truth of Leon's innocence, on 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙊𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝙎𝙞𝙙𝙚.
The result was being sent to the Earthshine Facility where he was forced to accept his DID and told that he needed to change and blend with the 'normal' people in society.
Not long after, he was kidnapped from his home on Planet Earth and learned that the voice in his mind was none other than his reflection, Néol Yelltnarg.
While stuck on Planet Heart, the two (others) were recruited by The Neo Knights, a large group of Earth natives who were also snatched from their homes and forced to live out their reflection’s lives.
A mysterious phone call alerts the Neo Knights to a possible ambush from their enemies, The Lunae Lux. Many panic and attempt to leave Heart, but the Lunae Lux are ruthless and leave a clear warning: Stay where you belong. Stuck and afraid, tensions swell within this rebel organization.
Members who miss their families want to return to their home planet. Others suggest staying and taking down Festano - the leader of the Lunae Lux and the one responsible for switching people between planets.
All the while, Festano's army, the Lunae Lux, are closing in on the Neo Knights. To this nefarious army, it doesn't matter whether the Neo Knights remain as hostages on Planet Heart or return to Earth as fugitives.
All that matters is that they crush their spirits.
Witness the beginning of the end.