He asked me politely to enter in to the “process of becoming”, because he intended a difference in the elements added and subtracted to my base root usual equations. “Life is this way,” he said. My needs would change and so would I. “In time,” he said, “the experiences you choose will help you remember the sacrifices of elevation.” I should have demanded a lower placement. He forgot to mention the extinctions included and the extensive inclusion of the things that remained the same. I did not intend to lose everything. The hope of “always” should not have been altered.