Neil Gaiman – intro to Sandman, vol. 2 (1990)
The story is, of course, far from finished. But we know we will get no more of it from this source, and, discomforted, we take our leave. The mists are rising, and it is time to be getting back.
We come in the middle, watch for a time, leave before the lights go up. If there are no beginnings, then there can be no endings.
We are alone in the darkness. Every answers prompts another question, and things are happening all the time.
‘The story so far.’ Maybe it’s all we can ever hope for…