Mirror neurons are a kind of 'neural wi-fi' that monitors what is happening in other people. One person's emotions activate another person's mirror neurons. Our brains are constantly reacting to the environment and literally changing based on the people around us. This puts us on the same wavelength and it does so automatically, instantaneously and unconsciously. -Daniel Goleman
During the period after the sacrifices' deaths, Emestine grows pale and rather sickly, refusing to be comforted. A woman by the name of Lorelei(lor-lie) pulls her out of this severe depression, and gives her a reason to live and fight again, because getting the Elementare's help back is only the beginning.
"We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean, because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google, check-in, and hashtag." ~ Jeremy Glass, We Can’t Get Lost Anymore