In the unseen timelines of the mortal trio, that day was marked as the occasion of the light dimming in each of their hearts forevermore, disconnected as they were from the source.
They’d slunk out of the forest triumphant, leaving behind an unrecongnisable world: sacrifices made in the name of gods they didn’t believe in, although flashbacks were tinged with fear of the wrath of those same dieties.
Meanwhile, the sun continued to rise and set, bearing witness to daylight thievery and acts of grace with the same silent intensity.
Interesting fact: did you know that a decision to settle a matter in a US court (albeit a minor one) was made using a round of rock paper scissors? Check out “American Case” in the Wikipedia entry for Rock Paper Scissors. What did we do pre-Wikipedia? I guess that is the kind of thinking Jimmy Wales hopes will inspire donating to the cause (I did once, as I get reminded everytime there is a fundraising drive).