“Each form of hell begins with desire, my friend. Desire is always a rejection of What Is. Let me say this again, because it’s important that you understand this – hell begins with desire. We can only want What Isn’t. Wanting is always about rejecting What Is in favor of What Isn’t.
Wanting is always teleological, goal-driven, future-oriented. Do you follow me, soldier-boy?
You do, I know you do.”
I shook my head and Aladdin continued. As he spoke, I felt I needed to ask him for his name, but my tongue felt as heavy as a set of pliers. And I had a metallic taste in my mouth.
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