>>107855572>"You don't understand, Ammi! You CAN'T! I was there! I was there, I stood there, besides Hank and Lunella, and everything seemed... so empty. It was empty. Earth was a tiny sphere far below our feet, so far away and so small it didn't look real at all, and there, there they were.
Hank called them the 'Manifestations', not even the real thing, just shadows they cast into our reality which our minds interpret in ways we can understand.
But I understood. All my selves and me, all we are: we are linked across the Multiverse and we were all looking with a thousand, thousand eyes, and we saw what they look like when you look beyond the shadow - and it didn't look like Al'lah, ammi.
Our faith is a children's story, misunderstood dreams, a lie to comfort tiny minds.
So, in closing, THAT is why I am eating a goddamn ham sandwich