Well, his name wasn’t really Silas. Bloggers do this all the time, right?
In the second year of my course for bachelors in engineering at MIT, Manipal, I was acquainted with a certain dude. He and I had mutual friends, a lot of them. For the purpose of this post, let’s refer to him as Silas. Silas was quite vastly knowledgeable and we had a lot of shared interests. We spent a lot of time discussing theories of everything at length – a common occurrence with budding engineers. Silas was the only one, among my very limited circle of friends, who truly believed the many impossible seeming, albeit true, stories I told him. The kind of connection (for lack of a better word) we had was something that I had never experienced before, so naturally my immune system made every attempt to prevent our bonds from strengthening.