"I told you, I never made the world," said Om. "Why should I make the world? It was here already. And if I did make a world. I wouldn't make it a ball. People'd fall off. All the sea'd run off the bottom." "Not if you told it to stay on." "Hah! Will you hark at the man!" "Besides, the sphere is a perfect shape," said Brutha. "Because in the Book of—"