Lilith, a pre-biblical demon meant to force humanity to reckon with
The first time I saw these mountains I was a boy… The world was contained in the pages of a book for me, and here it was opening up before me like… the world.
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The look of shock. Hurt, even. That I would think such a thing. I regretted the words the instant they were out of my mouth. But that doesn’t mean they weren’t true.
For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Kreitzer, Carson, The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Dramatic Publishing, 2006, pp. 34-35.
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