The desperate vibrations she transmits stimulate her network to vibrate back, enabling Rose to regain her thoughts. Every butterfly wing flapping, every simple cycle, and every positive gesture from a follower gives constructive reinforcement to the larger wave building in her until Gyre can no longer claim complete control. Her network acting in unity gives Rose the power to change the world.

One idea now, one meme to unify her followers, one spark to set off a roaring blaze, Rose transmits a message across the fibers, "The consciousness in one of us is the consciousness in all of us." The message is clear, transforming the listening collective. The network self-realizes and wakes up.

Gyre loses his grip and leaps, Marie scrambles, confused and scared, and Rose lies shattered on the ground.

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