Lead the Dance: Chapter 1 | Gifted Ones
The thing about time, the thing that gets into peoples heads and makes them twitch, the thing that boggles the mind and defies imagination, is that it's not really there. Oh time as a concept is a great idea, but that's really all it is. A concept. A human concept, brought into existence by a species with a limited capacity for comprehension. Oh I suppose they needed something, something to help them explain away the disappearance of things, the passage of their own selves through the universe. Aging. Aging is the thing that really gets them. So, they created an concept, a concept of flowing, linear time.