Friends are the family you choose (~ Nin/Ithilnin, Elven rogue).
The brightest light casts the darkest shadow.
Nin knew how much humans loved money, riches, and material things—though he never really could understand why. The more technologically advanced the human species got, the more isolated they seemed to become, at the same time. It was alarming, how humans could spend entire lifetimes engaged in all kinds of activities, without getting any closer to knowing who they really were, inside.
What use was time to those who'd soon achieve Digital Immortality?