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Navigating a Strange World Chapter 1

lovetherain is a seeker on a strange path and tends to philosophize everything, from the strange and odd to the mundane


Chapter 1

She left the only world she knew.

A sprinkling of stars was her only guide. The constellation loomed larger than all the others. It could have been a man, it had that hint of a shape.

As she traveled on, even the constellation grew dim, occluded by the dust of the universe.

She only had the memory of these stars, and the memory of their name. She could picture it in her mind. She could parse out the meaning of its name, and knew somehow this was important.

Memory is a strange thing. She could not remember most of her own childhood, or the years beyond. There was only a faint, shattered structure left.

Yet there were clear memories of seemingly random events and facts. There were patterns to these facts.

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Bit by bit, she pieced them together.

She came to a bridge, and stopped for a while.

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