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I was spawned in the sewers of Detroit, beneath a techno club. My whole life from conception to adulthood was filled with the thumping rhythms and minimal bass-lines that Detroit techno has to offer. By day me and my family would survive by pickpocketing and shoplifting, It was a hard life... At night I would unwind by lurking in the rafters of the clubs and watching the people dance, move, && groove with the DJ as the conductor guiding these people in an eternal dance of rhythm and song. The vibes in the air were contagious to me, I'd constantly find my head bobbing, with the music becoming apart of my mind and soul I would get pulled in and I didn't ever wanna be let go. Alas! there is an end to every night and a begin to every day and we all must face it. So eventually I would give into exhaustion and fall asleep with that techno bliss washing over me.
The day my life changed forever was much like any other day. I woke up when the sun hit my face through the sewer grate. I stretch out yawn and roll off of my ledge. I prepare myself for the day, I do all the normal things. Brush my teeth, comb my hair, now its time to go do what I do best. FIND FOOD!
I make my way outside just as the storm clouds are moving in. It's cold without the sun I start to shiver. I keep walking just as I'm almost to my favorite place to take food, the downpour begins. This is a storm of epic proportions. Lightning, wind, rain, sleet, hail... Its all there. I'm running now looking for a place to take cover. I see a bridge in the distance I start to run towards it just as I am almost there.. I feel the back of my neck begin to tingle and my insides seem to heat up all without any forewarning, the heat I feel is excruciating.. I wish for it to end, and it does. With a flash and a BOOM!
...Things are quiet. Am I dead? Where am I? These are the things that are running through my head. I see a pattern of lights floating towards me, and slowly I hear a sound its coming from nowhere and everywhere simultaneously. It starts almost inaudibly and builds slowly. These sounds are sweet I can taste them in my mouth and it has the texture of golden honey and the smoothness of the finest whiskey. It's good. They comfort me. I don't know where I am but that is alright, I am at peace with everything, I watch the lights as they play with each other and morph and move with the music. Eventually after what seems like many days, I hear a whisper its not very loud but its there. I will myself to move to try to move towards this voice I need to know whats being said. I'm trying hard but moving nowhere its as if I am held down by an invisible weight. A bright flash of light overpowers me and I am gone again.
I become conscious again and I am able to see. I look around all around me, I am enveloped in a shroud of color, sound, and vibration. The voice is a lot closer now. It is close enough to understand, It is giving me an option, to stay here and continue to exist in bliss or return and continue on. I begin to ask myself why I would go back, before the thought is even done forming I am answered by the voice. It provides one word. "Inspire". I think back to the events that got me to my current 'location' and I realize there is a meaning to all of this. I know what I must do... Before I am set in my resolution there is a loud crack, I feel as if my head splits in two, It's not painful, I'm being emptied and then filled again.... Then its all done, I'm gone again.
I come to with a start. I open my eyes. I'm in good clothes, all around me there are people dancing.. Was that a dream? Where am I? It doesn't matter I look towards the lights flashing and moving, I know where I am and I know what I must do... Lets ROCK!