I'm not sure why I'm writing this. I don't expect anyone will see it or care about what's written here—but then I guess I've been wrong before.

I was a simple farmer, tending to the fields and animals that were my world, when I was struck down by some strange sickness, and now all of a sudden I can see things that others cannot...and I can hear voices from nowhere. It seems I have no choice but to write everything down so I won't forget anything important that comes my way as a result. I'll call myself John, just like everyone else. I don't mind.

So where did I come into being? I'm not sure, exactly; I know I had a family, though I never knew them. All I know for sure, really, is what the voices keep telling me. They kept repeating a list of strange facts, over and over, and it goes ...


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