This is the part where they kinda fall in love a little bit. It’s not a very pretty or perfect love, or even necessarily a romantic love. It’s more like two helpless things in the wild, and one says “I’ll protect you”, and both parties know it’s a lie because there’s no way either of them can protect the other from anything. That lie is the best way to describe this love. It’s a connection. The less alone. This is all we look for on earth.
i was standing on the surface of a perforated sphere when the water filled every hole and thousands upon thousands made an ocean, making islands where no island should go. oh no
those people were overjoyed; they took to their boats. i thought it less like a lake and more like a moat. the rhythm of my footsteps crossing flatlands to your door have been silenced forever more the distance is quite simply much too far for me to row it seems farther than ever before oh no