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Slave to the Shadow God
Salvia divinorum
Citation:   bluedolphin. "Slave to the Shadow God: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (exp46844)". Nov 1, 2005.

16 leaves buccal Salvia divinorum (dried)
    smoked Salvia divinorum (dried)
This all happened less than an hour ago.

I'm in my freshly cleaned dorm room, lights off except for a red rope light, and Brian Eno ambient music is playing in the background. I got an ounce of dried Salvia leaf in the mail today (along with 65 HBWR seeds and a gram of Salvia 5x), so I thought it would be a good opportunity to try the quid method of taking Salvia. Of course by 'good opportunity' I mean that I have the drugs and there are no pressing matters I have to attend to.

So I make two quids, each with about 8 dried leaves crushed and wrapped up in a bit of coffee filter. I stuck the first one in my mouth and chewed and juiced it like a wad of chewing tobacco. After 20 minutes of that all I was noticing was a bit of a sparkle in my vision, so I took it out and popped in the other one. I lay down on my bed and felt like my body was levitating above the bed a couple of feet, which was kind of pleasant but I could imagine it being more 'pleasant' on certain other drugs. My vision was pretty much normal, except for a bit of 'sparkle vision' and this shadow-figure that kept appearing for a couple seconds on the wall right in front of me. The longer I chewed the quids the more defined the figure became, and it seemed masculine which surprised me since, if anything, I was expecting Lady Salvia to come greet me.

I spat out the second quid because it didn't seem like anything major was going to happen with that method tonight, and I packed a single leaf into a bubbler.

After the first hit I was definitely in sub-breakthrough Salvia-space. This space is hard to describe... it's not like any other 'psychedelic space'. I think the main difference is that I have no control over Salvia space.

I take the second hit and go lie down on my bed again. Now it feels like my brain is being grabbed, and I sense that it is the Shadow God. I use the word 'God' instead of 'figure' because by this point his power was undeniable. I felt like I was about to break through into something intense, since my brain and body felt like they were being literally pulled away from my current resting place. I have experienced this sensation on Salvia before, but never with such force. At first I tried to relax and go with it, but I wasn't getting anywhere. It became uncomfortable, and I wished I would either break through or come down. I tried to fight it by ignoring it, and that seemed to work. However, I believe I was tricked into thinking I could fight it, because the next thing I knew I was packing another leaf and sparking it up. I toked it down in two big hits and sat back into my canvas chair... but only for a second...

The next thing I knew I was standing up. I had not willed myself to stand up. I felt a VERY strong urge to take a step to my right. Then another step. And another.

'Wait! I am in control of where I go, and I'm staying right here!'

Yeah right. The urge to keep walking was undeniable. I reached my desk and felt like I was being 'allowed' to put my bowl and lighter back in my drawer. Then I realized my destination was my bed, so I surrendered to the urge and lay down on my bed.

Once I was on my bed I felt a huge relief, although I hoped that Salvia was going to play nice at this point.

Then I began to sink into my bed and felt like I was becoming one with the bed. I was looking down at my body and noticed it started to turn into scales. The scales then became what I can only describe as living, breathing Plant-Eyes. It was clear to me that these Plant-Eyes (which soon engulfed my entire body and most of the room around me) were slaves to the Shadow God. Since I was made of these Plant-Eyes (and since I wasn't even completely in control of my own body) I was also a slave to the Shadow God.

But being a slave wasn't that bad. Actually I was grateful for the Shadow God's forceful means of showing me this, because otherwise I wouldn't have had that experience.

After a few minutes of this (I had no time distortion, by the way) I thought I was coming down, and noticed I had to pee, so I walked down the hall to my bathroom, with the intention of going back to my room afterwards. However, several times in the bathroom I was tricked (by the Salvia / Shadow God) into being convinced that I actually had intended to go downstairs into the common room where my friends were watching a movie. Then I would remind myself, repeatedly, that I actually was going to go back to my room.

Of course I went straight down to the common room, but by the time I got down there I was mostly back to baseline, but still in awe of what just happened and how I could be manipulated so easily by Salvia.

So, the experience freaked me out just a little, but not too much. It certainly wasn't 'enjoyable' or 'recreational' but it most certainly was 'weird' and 'powerful'. It was also the first time I have been controlled by an entity =)

Exp Year: 2003ExpID: 46844
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Nov 1, 2005Views: 7,772
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