GS: Thus, it stands to reason that both cults have something to gain from bringing us this far.
GS: If we were of no use to them or an impediment to their progress, we could have easily been disposed of.
FF: w w what do we have that they d dont
FF: m mental illnesses
GD: Ye/\h, I'm going to /\sk the s/\me thing///
GD: We're just... some trolls, the s/\me /\s e\/eryone else wr/\pped up in this nonsense///
DQ: *i*honestly*dont*know*how*true*that*statement*is*
DQ: *and*im*not*just*talking*about*myself*or*joking*anymore*
DQ: *if*theres*anything*that*ive*learned*over*the*past*night*
DQ: *its*that*all*of*this*spans*farther*than*any*of*us*can*imagine*
GD: No///
GD: Only difference between us /\nd them is th/\t we were told we h/\\/e some flimsy f/\te-m/\nd/\ted worth///
GD: We're speci/\l somebodies chosen by /\ cosmic b/\l/\nce or wh/\te\/er///
GD: Sounds like /\ lo/\d of nothing to me. Hell, why us in gener/\l?///
GD: Wh/\t checklist did we tick /\ll the boxes of?///
PO: ~wha+ we need +o do is s+op +heorizing abou+ +he par+s we CAN'+ con+rol and s+ar+ +hinking abou+ wha+ we CAN do~
PO: ~do we know any+hing abou+ wha+ +hey're doing and how +o s+op i+?~
PD: actually i DO know one thing
PD: it was pretty off the cuff but edolon did mention what i can only assume is their ultimate goal
PD: acquire souls to become the...
PD: god what was it called!!!
PD: albion what was that thing you said you needed to turn into in order to save repiton or whatever the story was????
DQ: *...*
DQ: *the*pure*oneself*
PD: YES!!! thats the one!!!
DQ: *but*its*impossible*to*reach*that*point*now*
DQ: *you*would*have*to*merge*with*all*the*other*twelve*souls*of*the*star*children*
DQ: *souls*which*no*longer*exist*in*this*plane*
SA: (hold a moment... weren't you the twelfth?)
SA: (and did something happen to star guardian? o^o)
DQ: *a*lot*happened*and*i*probably*should*have*told*you*outright*
DQ: *but*to*summarize*
DQ: *i*was*never*the*designated*twelfth*star*child*
DQ: *my*ancestor*was*
DQ: *and*she*bestowed*her*powers*unto*me*
DQ: *being*the*pure*oneself*was*always*an*unattainable*goal*out*of*my*reach*
DQ: *a*lie*to*make*me*complacent*and*willing*to*follow*enforced*structures*
DQ: *my*star*guardian*was*her*caretaker*first*and*her*willing*pawn*
DQ: *they*have*now*receded*back*into*the*collective*unconscious*
DQ: *what*this*does*make*me*recognize*however*
DQ: *is*that*during*my*entry*
DQ: *edolon*coaxed*me*into*finding*a*way*back*into*the*cell*
PD: the cell??? whats that????
DQ: *for*my*whole*life*i*thought*it*was*just*
DQ: *the*inside*of*my*head*
DQ: *a*space*that*i*could*shift*and*tamper*with*as*i*pleased*
DQ: *its*how*i*found*my*entry*codes*
DQ: *something*i*assume*my*ancestor*left*for*me*
DQ: *but*it*did*not*belong*to*me*and*i*doubt*it*ever*did*
DQ: *it*belongs*here*
EO: ThΣ CΣll is somΣthing that Σxists hΣrΣ¿¿
DQ: *yes*
DQ: *it*might*not*be*apparent*to*the*rest*of*you*but*its*unmistakable*for*me*
DQ: *it*is*what*currently*encompasses*our*planet*
DQ: *i*do*not*know*what*that*means*right*now*
DQ: *but*the*fact*that*edolon*knows*of*it*even*on*a*conceptual*level*perturbs*me*

animatedHumorist [AH] has tagged unclaspedKahuna [UK].

AH: XDXD Not sure if you're seeing the wonderfully productive conversations going on here, but it SURE would be just DANDY if the one other person who actively knows about the development of this game came in here to explain themself! XDXD
AH: XDXD Maybe spare just a bit of an insight increment? XDXD
AH: XDXD Actually, I think you OWE us that, given all the shit you've pulled. XDXD