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Title: LOVE Layer 10
Lain: The only truth... God.
Eiri: Yes, me. Right, Lain?
Lain: Are you God?
Eiri: Yes, I'm God.
Eiri: (As Lain) Why can you be a god? I can't understand it.
Eiri: Aren't you already dead as a human? You can't be a god.
Lain: (As Eiri) I understand that the flesh is not necessary.
Lain: To die is only to abandon the flesh.
Eiri: Just like Chisa.
Text: I don't need to remain here.
Lain: That is...true. I made the protocol that rules the wired evolve.
Eiri: Yes, you did. But a protocol is only an agreement.
Lain: Yes, but I added some code that will function in a higher phase.
Eiri: So what?
Lain: I programmed some compressed information into the protocol in code.
Eiri: What kind of information?
Lain: Human memories... All of the thoughts, history, memories and emotions of the man Eiri Masami.
Eiri: What does it mean?
Lain: I can live forever in wired as an "anonymous" existence, and rule here through information.
Eiri: What should you be called?
Eiri: There is no God.
Lain: Even if I could be omnipresent in the wired and affect others, I can't be a god if I have no believers.
Eiri: But you do. No, you created them.
Lain: The Knights...
Eiri: You don't need your body, Lain.
Lain(w): That must be a lie.
Classmates: Random idle chatter
Student: Rise! Bow!
Teacher: Now put away your textbook.
Lain: I... I'm real... I'm alive... I'm here...
Lain: Why have things come to this? Do I do something wrong?
Lain: I always tried not to let this happen. I always tried not to say anything wrong...
Lain: Is this real? I'm not meant to have a body...
Alice: You are right, Lain. You are no longer needed in the real world.
Lain: I'm back.
Mika: Pii Pii Pii... Gaaaa... Pii Pii Pii... Gaaaa...
Father: Now is the time to say goodbye, Lain-san.
Father: Didn't you notice it? Our work is done.
Father: I couldn't do much for you, even though it was a short time.
Father: Now you are free. You can do anything you want.
Father: No, you were always free.
Father: I was not allowed to say goodbye, but I loved you.
Father: It's not that I enjoyed acting as a family, but I think that I envied someone like you.
Lain: Don't leave me alone!
Father: Alone? You are not alone.
Father: When you connect to the wired, everyone will welcome you.
Father: That's the kind of being you are.
Lain: I'm not alone...
Woman's voice: Do you want to do something, Lain?
Woman's voice: This is your world, Lain.
Lain(w): Who are the Knights? Maybe they created the fake me.
Man's voice: I don't think so.
Man's voice: No, it's possible. It seems that the Knights of Eastern Calculus originated in Knights Templar.
Man's voice: Since before the Wired appeared, they have used the collective unconscious, an invisible network between humans.
Woman's voice: What do you want to know?
Lain(w): Knights... Who are the Knights?
Woman'sVoice: Do you want to know?
Lain(w): The reason that God of the Wired can be God is because he has followers.
Masayuki: Taro, let's we go somewhere else. This is getting boring.
Myu-myu: Yeah. How about we go to my house?
Myu-myu: Masayuki, you don't need to come.
Masayuki: What's that supposed to mean?
Myu-myu: Taro doesn't want to hang out with a child like you.
Masayuki: What are you saying? You're a child too, Myu-Myu.
Myu-myu: It's OK since I'm a girl. Younger is always better for girls.
Myu-myu: Don't you think so, Taro?
Masayuki: What's that?
Myu-myu: What happened? Is there something on Net News?
Taro: A list.
Myu-myu: List? What list?
Taro: Why is there a list of the members of the Knights on Net News?
Net News: Knights of the Eastern Calculus
Net News: Takuyoshi Masuoka
MIB2: Please be silent.
Masuoka: Who are you?
MIB1: Take your responsibility.
Masuoka: What do you mean-
Boy: Mom, I lost.
Boy: It's your turn. If you don't come over, I'll keep playing.
Boy: Mom, I'll beat them.
News: Many people all over the world committed suicide today.
News: The information agency and the police in each country have begun to investigate the cause.
News: All of them were in occupations associated with network services.
News: Informed sources say that they were members of a group named the Knights.
Lain: Why did you do this?
MIB1: It was a request from our client.
MIB1: You tracked down all the members of the Knights all over the world.
MIB1: Now our associates are eliminating them.
MIB1: The Wired must not become a special reality. It must only be an addition to the real world.
MIB2: You can't exist in the Wired, either, but you're still alive.
MIB2: You might be protected by God.
MIB1: Soon, the lingering ghost of Eiri Masami in the Wired will be disinfected.
MIB1: Our client is now working to rewrite all of Protocol 7.
MIB1: We don't need God.
MIB2: Neither in the Wired nor in the real world.
MIB1: We still can't even understand what you are.
MIB1: But I love you.
MIB1: Love is a strange emotion.
Lain: What will you do?
Eiri: Well, what shall I do...
Lain: You have no followers left.
Eiri: If so, I can't remain God.
Eiri: But there is one believer left. Even if there is only one believer, I'm still God.
Lain: Who is it?
Eiri: Are you kidding? It's you, Lain.
Eiri: You can exist as you are because of me.
Eiri: You were born in the Wired. You were a legend in the Wired, and a heroine in a fairy tale in the Wired...
Eiri: Iwakura Lain in real world is only a hologram of it.
Eiri: You are a homunculus made from artificial ribosomes.
Eiri: You have never had a real body.
Eiri: False family, false friends... everything was false.
Lain: No, that's not...
Eiri: Poor Lain. You're all alone now.
Eiri: But I am with you. I love you.
Eiri: You'll love me, the one who sent you to this world.
Eiri: I'm your creator.
Eiri: Love me... Please, Lain...
Lain: Another me...
Eiri: It's not another you, it's the real you.
Lain(w): It doesn't matter which it is!
(Adapted from  and from memory. Originally translated by Keisuke Shindo.)