????? - Humans gain a spirit, and thus, an imagination. The randomness of the universe skyrockets, as well as the possible universes that exist.
???? - The plane known as Makai is born out of this blob of soul energy. An entity starts taking care of it, aping the spirits that created her, and chooses the form of a human woman because she is the first lifeform there, and logically, must be a maternal figure.
??? - The girl from Makai takes good care of herself, and makes a trip to our world sometimes to learn more. Most people are afraid of her. She manages to meet a few people, including a man fasting in the desert. She asks him some philosophical questions (i.e., why he is fasting, why he won't let her help him, etc.), and learns a lot about humans, philosophy, and the concept of faith. She wants to learn more from him, but he convinces her she can only hurt this world with her power.
??? - Realizing she can never truly be of help to the humans that made her without permanently hurting them, she secludes herself back to Makai, where random spirits have taken up residence. Before she left, she allowed a homeless Romanian girl to stow away with her through the dimensional jump. The jump wracks the girl's body and soul, and "Shinki" (A name the girl had given to a oriental geisha doll lost in the jump, the girl had mispronounced something she heard an oriental trader say [She wanted it to be named "Belief", hence "Shinji"]) is forced to put her in stasis so she doesn't die.
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