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Then, as it continues to confuse me, the answer to EVERYTHING is there, for a split second, perhaps nowhere even a second, IT ALL MAKES SENSE, I can't really consciously explain what happens other than for such a brief moment in time, I understand what it is all about. Then it is gone, and that glimpse into the true nature of our existence is forgotten
Oh yeah! The really fun ones are the ones where you think 'I could die right now and it'd be fine'...
"There are mysterious troglodytic wreckers hobbling and hopping about in the gloom at the very base of the universe; for millennia, they have been searching for the one golden bolt that holds the whole surprising contraption together; Truck knew its whereabouts to the inch just before he woke up to all the vast sordid horror of a rubber restraining garment, in West Central Detention, Carter's Snort.
'I'll tell you!' he yelled, trying to thrash about. But they had all left by a back door in his head.
M. John Harrison. The Centauri Device. 1974