Elise’s hands trembled as she took the glass from the counselor. She had wanted to say, I’m naked. Why am I naked? More, importantly, she had wanted to say, Where’s my body?
“Humanity has persevered through endurance,” the great founder and god of the Marianas Trench project had said in 2034. “Life on Earth is unpleasant, difficult, barbaric. It is time for Humanity to become more Human than Human is. It is time for Humanity to become the Gods we were all meant to be.”