"Why?" The question was spat right back at the City in its new body. His new body. "You know exactly why."
Finally the crone stood and started stepping back from the circle with the City Thomas within. The same crone waddled off to get something. Soon, there would be the smell of something stingy, astringent almost. The blood and whatever else was on the floor started to dissolve on the flooring. It was possible whatever she was using would probably burst into flames with just a hint of flame.
"Thomas is the name of that body." Anything keeping the body still other than being forced into it was gone. "You will need to know this now. You will need to use this. You are mortal, little man."