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 Yes or no? There are only two possibilities. Rose always got annoyed with this simple and essential question, just because she never wanted to decide it, both answers meaning losses for her, any choice will collapse the corresponding wave and she will always lose him, in any world of the many worlds...because she doesn`t know where is he...how to choose?
 And she loves him too much, she feels this love since her childhood, one missing love without memory, without a face or a name, but always present in her entire life.
 Such a strong feeling that it hurts in its absence...she only knows that he was in her beginning, both in the same origin...but in which of these many words?
 She remembers when she was a child, when things used to be so simple, staying in the window to look at the stars and her friends, fantasies and dreams, came to play and took her to the stars...and she was floating in the universe, perfectly integrated, feeling the forces of the creation of all things, when he came and integrated too, one felt the other and the two felt the universe, all in one thing, and she was happy.
 And her friends started to work, doing and undoing things in the universe, and told  them that one day, in their ends, they will integrate with their beginnings, and also will  doing and undoing things in the universe and also will become friends of another children.      And the circles of Life always being complete. In many worlds...
 And so her friends told her it was time to go back home.... but she complained that this was her home, with him.
 I want to stay here...she said.
 You could not yet, they said, one day...and took her back.
 If I could be able to travel between the quantum worlds, Rose wondered, I could spend my eternity searching for him...because in this world I couldn`t find him... I don`t know who he is, how he looks and don`t even know if I would recognize him for that feeling....how to do that? Annoying wall of memory...how to get enough energy to leap the levels, even cross the many worlds?
 Vertical, horizontal or crossed intersections to leap? If each level is a world by itself, regardless of the existence of parallel worlds, anyway, many worlds. 
 Where is he? Why I cannot connect with him? Why we are still separated? She sighed.
 How many millions or billions of years will I have to wait to find him at our end? Why  cannot be before it? Rose asked herself exasperated. Too many questions, no answer to finally choose yes or no…
 Better to go back to the lab and work a little to occupy my mind, we are so close to develop the quantum machine… Rose decided.
 After a full day of work, she came home exhausted and decided to sleep soon.
 She fell asleep deeply and so her friends, fantasies and dreams appeared, took her to the stars again, and there he was, happy to meet her again and told her that he was always calling for her from his energy level, waiting for the day she will have enough energy to move to his level.
 Then they explained to her that she should use her will and her imagination , with her emotions and feelings, to strengthen them, by providing the energy needed to connect with him and shift her conscience to his level.
 Let`s integrate my dear, I want to share my energy to strengthen your energy, he said to her.
 They integrated, entangling in a love with the essence of the universe, sharing their energies, the colors varying with the increasing energies, being in the range of blue and violet, their colors.
 And Rose thought that she finally has the answer to that simple question: YES, now, and YES for his level, always YES because anyplace or anytime with him… it`s home.
 Let`s go, honey, I`ll guide you to my level, he said. So they went, knowing that one day will come back, together…
 Life is in the essence of the universe: matter, entropy and energy of all magnitudes, including the magnitude of love…Rose thought before going.  

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