1012 Math.


This page… I tell you, it has been in my head for so many years. The particulars of this moment evolved so many times, but the heart of the moment stayed the same. Nina’s pure and total joy over this was like an anchor point in my head. Always there, like a beacon on the shore. As all the other story elements began to fall into place I realized the time had come. This was the moment.
That’s not to say this was the only possible outcome. There are versions where Thomas revealed the secret, and they were found out in other ways. Test ideas to see what seemed right, but it always came back to the first one.