When you removed the shroud
—119e001>I could see why you loved it119e001>. It was spectacular, whatever it was, what it meant. It was blinding, all refracted light. Mirrors all around the room brought it out. 119e003>It took the almost nothing worth of light coming down from the skylight and multiplied it119e003>. Brilliant. It was truly brilliant. Curved surfaces. The germ at its center: a cut of glass resembling a gem. It became so bright in here so fast. And it’s not even on you said. I must have gasped. 119e005>I have gaps in my memory of the moment119e005>, 119e006>in my memory of my mother and father, and what happened to them119e006>. 119e007>That was another time119e007>. I didn’t think I could bring it back, but you did. 119e009>You said this would open something up119e009>. Now you have these gaps too. I can’t say what you will remember, and how long it might take to bring it back, if it is even possible.