Page 20: Souls and Bodies
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So after you die, you go to Phantomspace as a ghost... and then later on you die again and become some fog?


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There's no reason to be so glum about it. The ghosts in the fog are finally at rest - dreaming in peaceful bliss, free of worry for the rest of eternity!


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Although I must correct you, becoming one with the fog is not the same as dying a second time. "Death" has a very specific meaning - it's when a soul loses its connection with its body. Saying that a phantom has "died again" when it passes on is simply not true, as they don't even have bodies to lose.


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Bodies...

Wait a minute, how does that work with people like me? I have a ton of bodies all over the place in Zoincailla... do they all have souls too? Does my soul break into little pieces every time I split into more copies of myself?


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No, no. You must not think of the soul in such physical terms. Shape, size, position in space... by default none of these properties exist for a soul. All of your bodies are extensions of your soul's initial vessel, so your soul has the same connection to each and every one of them.


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Woo! Good to know I'll always be me!


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Um. But wait... when you did your weird spell on me, my body fell asleep...

And that means...


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Oh jeez! I didn't just fall asleep in the graveyard, I'm unconscious in like 12 different places right now! My fairy buddies are probably freaking out cuz I fainted in front of them for no reason! And there's a me that's supposed to be helping out at the cafeteria... and the me that was supposed to catch that episode of Super Samurai Squad...

I gotta stop being fake-dead right now! Who knows what's happening without me? The fate of the whole world could hang in the balance! 


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Please calm yourself. Surely nothing dreadful has happened while–


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Aaaaaaaaaa!!


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...oh.


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I'm back!!