When You’re Standing At the Edge of Normal

Here Is the Scene

All of you encountering and affecting each other, thoughtlessly most of the time, all of you doing your best to get somewhere, to do something, to matter, to be significant.

Here Are the Rules

Rules that have been accepted, and followed, and are now so ingrained that no one even remembers where they came from.

Here Is the Edge

This, the here-and-now, these people, this life, these pursuits: this is what matters. What else could there be out there that anyone would want?

Here Are the Stories

Every night, when you sat down to look at the edge, you moved a step closer. And every morning, when you got up, you stayed that much closer.

Here Are the Watchers

You haven’t trained, or prepared; you’re not important or special; you’re just like the rest.

Here Is the Fear

Fear’s greatest lie is that you can be safe. You can’t. You’re never safe. The risk is always there.

Here Is the Choice

To walk up to the thing you fear, knowing that you are inadequate, inept, unable, and face it anyway.

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