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I asked. His whole scalp seemed to shift back about an inch, his ears rotating a good twenty degrees, his eyes quite wide. “Ahm, y-yes-s,” he said, stuttering, and backed off to the side to make way for us. ” Quite loudly. All about us were depictions of... Me. ” She gazed dizzyingly around some more and stopped short at a statue of me. ” she rhetorically asked. “Yes, quite,” I said, even though I knew this was no coincidence. The pastor seemed put a little at ease by this exchange, and asked us finally how he could help us?
Nari piped up again. ” 56 CHAPTER 10. AWAKENING “Will do. ” He started typing the command to turn me off, and in the distance I could see Nari wince as Jason’s finger plummeted toward the enter key. And then I woke up. Chapter 11 Good To Be Home After a night’s rest, Laura and I had a long talk about yesterday, and about me. I found I had little of actual substance to enlighten her with, though, since I continue to be mostly in the dark myself. She didn’t believe much of what I said at first, particularly about me, about what I am, or at least what I think I am.
Except my own body was frozen too, so I could do nothing but observe—and converse with him, the other me. He said, “Look, another one,” and I took the offer of his eyes and saw behind myself a man in the crowd. His shirt turned transparent and I could plainly see a gun beneath it, strapped against his naked body. Then time resumed and I regained my own eyes, and me and me continued our conversation while keeping an eye on the gunman, just in case. But nothing came of it, and the evening drew to a close.