But suddenly Jonas noticed... the apple had changed
"Jonas has been selected to be our next Receiver of Memory"
Close your eyes Jonas and be still now, I'm going to give you a memory of a rainbow. Overwhelmed by pain, he lay there on the fearsome trench for hours, listening to men and animals die... finally when he knew he could bear it no longer... he opened his eyes and was once again on the bed
Jonas nodded. "I liked the feeling of love," he confessed.
Jonas willed himself forward losing consciousness and with his whole being willed himself to stay upright... Downwards, downwards, faster and faster. Suddenly he was aware with certainty and joy that below, ahead, they were waiting for him; and they were waiting too, for the baby.