TRUDY: "It's my belief we all secretly ask ourselves at one time or another, "Am I crazy?" In my case, the answer came back a resounding "Yes".

My space chums think that my unique hook-up with humanity could be evolution's awkward attempt to jump-start itself up again. Just maybe, going crazy could be the evolutionary process trying to hurry up mind expansion.

Maybe my mind didn't snap, maybe, it was just trying to stretch itself into a new shape. The cerebral cortex trying to grow a thumb of sorts.

I forget more important things, too. Like the meaning of life. It'll come to me. Let's just hope when it does, I'll be in..."