"Severn is a little lamb (as is Battle Unicorn). Her existence weaves gossamer threads of gravitational pull into the dreamstuff (especially helpful because it makes it inhabitable by the dreaded Red Crystal Spider). Severn is a hole in me, as is the ground is a hole in the sky."
"If we assume man has been corrupted by an artificial civilization, what is the natural state, the state of nature from which he has been removed? Imagine, wandering up and down the forest without industry, without speech and without home."