God, this is all there is?
The pictures in his mind arose, and began to breathe. And all the gods and all the worlds began colliding on a backdrop of blue. He took a step but then felt tired. He said, “I’ll rest a little while.” But when he tried to walk again, he wasn’t a child. And all the people hurried fast, real fast, and no one ever smiled. [x]
[[The parallels between these two continue to amaze me.]]