(All Worldbuilding Wednesday posts are here, and as always, you can ask questions about this or any other Parhelionverse thing on the Tumblr blog! These posts aren’t necessary to understand the comic, but they might be handy for summarizing context.)
In some languages, the formal name for our kind is “Confined Spectral Archive Deity.”
Such cultures enslave us no less.
Our condition and our power hide in plain sight.
Perhaps we must remind, and demonstrate.
The soul born from mud is an impossible, holy miracle.
The soul born from cosmos is useful.