These are, I suppose, basic human questions, the things we all have to work through eventually: life, death, hope, and love.
The title pretty much covers it.
Depression is the world's most effective gaslighter.
We need dreams of all sizes to drive and sustain us. And we need connection, however tenuous, to get us through the here and now.
You remain what I needed you to be: a solid foundation for everything I still want to do with your characters.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but that doesn't mean you should be writing a thousand words to paint a picture.
You can't learn how to use the tools if you don't use the tools.