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Butterfly Effect - The idea, used in chaos theory, in which a very small difference in the initial state of a physical system can make a significant difference to the state at some later time,
so called from the notion that the fluttering of a butterfly's wings may set off currents that will grow into a large storm.
It was during their first moment of truly carefree happiness that Quiet felt, even if just for a moment, that she was not in control of herself.
While the parasites that permeated her skin and kept her alive would give her urges and try to dictate her behavior, she was always fully aware and in control of her actions.
Being in direct symbiosis with "the Ones that Cover" for survival meant that she was less susceptible to blindly following their suggestion, ironically enough.
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