What is it that you contain?Then she talks about time being different on the different planets. A day on Earth is equal to 88 days on Mercury, etc. A little later:
The dead. Time. Light patterns of millennia opening in your gut.
Your first parent was a star.
I know nothing of my biological parents. They live on a lost continent of DNA. Like Atlantis, all record of them is sunk. They are guesswork, speculation, mythology.
The only proof I have of them is myself, and what proof is that, so many times written over? Written on the body is a secret code, only visible in certain lights.
I do not know my time of birth. I am not entirely sure of the date. Having brought no world with me, I made one.
What am I? Atoms.This is really cool stuff. Very poetic. And the rethinking of Atlas is quite beautiful.
What are atoms? Empty space and points of light.
What is the speed of light? 300,000 kilometres per second.
What is a second? That depends where in the Universe you set your watch.