Oh, good title, sounds like I’ve been here F-O-R-E-V-E-R, but never mind – this one looks at an interesting possibility that I decided to turn into a method of torture – aren’t I a jolly fun person to know!
I’ve updated this post-from-the-past and neatened it a bit with a touch of rewrite (it needed it), but generally speaking, it’s all there.
The link to Mij is in there, too, and that’s also worth reading for the sheer nervous-bravado this kid displays. It’s not a whole chapter, just a scene from beginning to end and is very gripping.
Anyhow, here’s the post that talks about the torture thing with regard to the human brain: