But when you tell your story, and it resonates with another, a connection is made.
Enough connections grow into community. Or even a movement.
And that is power.
That is such real, dangerous power that one of the first actions of tyranny is to stamp out the voices of all but the chosen few.
Every act of magic begins with the words, the voice, to invoke that magic. To take away someone’s voice, to ground it into silence, is to steal magic.