A single cell clings to the rim of a volcano at the bottom of a nameless ocean. The cell survives, and divides.
A creature of the sea drags itself into the crushing gravity of an empty beach, and conquers the land.
A tiny mammal climbs into the treetops to escape the jaws of fearsome predators.
A frail primate with no fangs or claws learns to manipulate its surroundings and reshape the world, to see things not just as they are, but how they could be.
You are the result of billions of years of victory over hardship. You didn’t come all this way to be stopped now.