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Spectacular! Love the subtle reference to The Second Coming in the last graph. Mr Gibson you continue to capture, distill and serve up the essence of cyberspace.

I cannot imagine why this legitimate comment would be voted down.

Without this comment, I wouldn't have given the parent a second glance. And without that, I wouldn't have realized that "slouching towards" is a phrase I easily recognized without being able to recognize the source. So some googling (hah!) later, I found the text of The Second Coming by Yeats here: http://www.potw.org/archive/potw351.html

And it turns out, as the GP says, that Gibson is making a wonderful and highly relevant reference to the poem.

It's not obvious now, but when I came across the parent comment, it was at -2. Don't understand the hate.

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