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Janus county

Janus County, Texas.

Janus County, Texas is a fictitious name for a real county in Texas in the United States of America. The largely rural county had a population of about 30,000 as of the 2020 census. Its shape is said to resemble that of a kneeling cow.

Discordian investigation[]

Local police began an investigation of Discordian activities in Janus County in either the end of 2001 or beginning of 2002. It grew into a national investigation. The works of a great number of Discordians and associates were seized including BloodStar, Dr. Sinister Craven, Danacasso, The Gamemaster of Florin, Paganus Grimlove, Pope Higgins, Sister Hooter, Anonymous Lifeform, Alden Loveshade, Lorien Loveshade aka Princess Unicornia, Saint the Mary, Peter McWilliams, Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst, Captain "Sesame Seed" Rogers, Robert Shea, Gypsie Skripto, Robert Anton Wilson, and Malaclypse the Younger. At least one person was arrested in Janus County in association with the investigation. Others were questioned and/or arrested outside the county line, including in other states and possibly another country. The investigation eventually involved at least a dozen agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia[]

Main article: Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht

The inspiration to write Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht came to Reverend Loveshade in Janus County. The reverend was in hiding from The Agents of Greyface on a friend's small farm when he had a dream vision on Mid Year's Day, 2 July 2005 CE (37 Confusion 3171 YOLD). The vision inspired him to begin the book which makes several references to the county.

Shamlicht Kids Club[]

Main article: Shamlicht Kids Club

Purple Ferret's Nest, a chapter of Shamlicht Kids Club in Janus County, calls the club Smagmoid Kids Club. This is in honor of the sound "Smagmoid" made by a crow to Reverend Loveshade when he had his dream vision. The nest is officially in Napping Birch Tree, Astronut Grove, Forest USA, and was founded on 24 November 2007 (36 The Aftermath 3173).