They had worked through the awkward opening phase of all things and were able to reach an elevated, albeit temporary, state.
excerpt The Vanishing Point
The moment you no longer care is the moment you are free from everything except the outcome.
A phenomenon observed is a phenomenon altered.
They often describe the feeling as uncanny but the uncanny is always there just below the threshold of perception. The mind is nothing more than a system of filters conspiring to make reality seem mundane.
There are kingdoms from which no traveler returns…
“Lest you do not remember, I am here to remind,” said the spider to the fly.
These are not the things we have spoken of because our languages are incompatible and our gestures are abstract and absent of meaning.
If you can no longer see the forest for the trees, it may pay to ignore the trees.
What we call fate is largely nothing more than appetite meeting opportunity.