–Transmission Incoming: Lambent Halcyon
–Phasewhisper, um, acknowledges. I’m beginning to understand how it went so wrong. So much venom mixed in with the good.
–Just so. You wonder, perhaps, whether your kindred benefit from the Prophet’s withdrawal?
–Somewhat, yes. It’s inspiring, in a way, to see how much they evolved. But still… words like these do just as much harm as good. Lend permanence to the pain they acknowledge rather than heal it.
–I agree. What shall you do?
–Remember, and try my damnedest never to make the same mistakes. Finishing this one.