Give men enough time and they will turn on anyone.
He walks the earth with the power to destroy it. But then so does the human race.
You have to pass away from what failed you into what can sustain you. Otherwise - there is no hope.
Who else would live in such an unguarded place except a woman for whom the forest was the world, he figured. And what a gentle child of that world she seemed. But oh so foolishly trusting. Way too trusting.
An intoxication with forbidden knowledge in which the natural things become unimportant.
The silent ebb and flow of life without change seemed deadly to me.