JADE: my grandpa set it up for me in the atrium JADE: i would spend hours tending to my plants and playing music for them JADE: it was one of the places where i was the happiest i can remember being JADE: i miss that garden CALLIOPE: what happened to it? JADE: it blew up JADE: and then i built my house waaaay up, on top of where it used to be JADE: in the years since that happened i thought about rebuilding it JADE: as a way to pass the time on my long lonely journey... JADE: but i was too depressed to grow anything CALLIOPE: hm, yes. CALLIOPE: i believe i can sympathize. JADE: what sort of place did you grow up in that didnt have plants? JADE: was it a desert? CALLIOPE: of sorts, yes. CALLIOPE: it was earth, actUally. JADE: ??? CALLIOPE: my earth was mUch less hospitable toward life than yoUrs. CALLIOPE: i am sUre i was the only living thing left on the planet. JADE: that sounds lonely CALLIOPE: it was. JADE: but didnt you say meat was left for "us" earlier CALLIOPE: oh. JADE: was someone else there? CALLIOPE: yes. CALLIOPE: technically. CALLIOPE: bUt he was only there while i slept. JADE: who? CALLIOPE: my brother. JADE: oh! JADE: i had a brother too JADE: its funny we keep discovering ways that we are alike CALLIOPE: yes, bUt not so mUch in this way. CALLIOPE: for one thing, yoU and yoUr brother never detested each other, to my knowledge.