[[ From The Enfolding Abyss: Prologue ]]
She could bundle cords now – find separate streams and tie them together, touching along their lengths to create a new trunk. Once it was properly bound, the previously separate cords proceeded differently. The conversations illuminated. It was this capability, neatly introduced to her, that allowed her greatest degree of self-agency aboard their ship.
That it was all living, that people felt this as they breathed, embodying it in their lives, took her breath away.
How long have they been Vedani? Where did they come from?