You couldn’t imagine. All the heat in the universe, packed into something so small you couldn’t even see it.
But, oh, give it a second and it’s bigger than you can comprehend.
Give it a second.
It made time. Do you understand?
It made time. Time did not exist before it.
Give it a little longer, and you’ll have stardust.
Gas, swirling and swirling—
—the weakest force in the universe
weakest! can you imagine—
gravity pulls the gas together into lumps and
We were bright, in the beginning.
I couldn’t imagine. All our light, packed into a moment so small I could barely feel it.
But, oh, I gave it a second and it was greater than my body could hold.
I gave it a second.
You made time. Do you understand?