“We have arrived at the place we were meant to reach; this is as far as “I” can show. I need to leave now, and finish the rest of my own journey. “I” was only a messenger; a bridge, a hand, a chance. There are others to lead from here, they have been waiting–with torches–for a long, long while.
End us: without mercy, without mourning, without regret. Or, as the Buddhists say, “If you meet the Buddha on the path, cut off his head”…”