Kapitulli 30 T2: As of now, what is the most important question you ask yourself? T1: “How”? If it’s about the process, it’s about the how. T2: Then, why the sewing machine? T1: What do you mean? T2: What does a sewing machine have to do with all of this? T1: Haven’t you realized that the sewing machine is my time machine? T2: No. T1: Both of my great-grandparents were alive when I was born. My maternal great-grandfather was an accountant. He was the one who left me the office in the Black Bishop, the one I’m currently living in. It was his office. My paternal great-grandfather was a tailor. He left me a sewing machine made in the 1950’s that he had gotten in Bejing. It was his sewing machine. The second one is responsible for my obsession with drapes. The first one is responsible for my obsession with numbers, charts, and diagrams. The first one left me his most precious workspace. The second one left me his most precious tool. A certain concept of a work-habitat. A certain concept of a trade. But what I really inherited from these people was something else: It was an idea.