"So... you're from the future?"
"I'm from a future. Obviously, I can't be from your future, because by coming here I've altered your timeline and thus my own. Paradoxes and multiple universes and so on. I think string theory has something to do with it."
"And... that's why you have that thing on your head?"
"Oh, this? No, we evolved a symbiotic relationship about a thousand years ago in my universe."
"Have you ever felt rain through a squid's senses? Your kind don't even have words for what we can perceive together. And now you never will."
Interview: Christopher Priest
8 hours ago