“Can you do it? When the time comes? When the time comes there will be no time. Now is the time. Curse God and die.” – Cormac McCarthy
The question is the tool par excellence because it is able to introduce a narration and colonize an imaginary taking possession of it. The question is always more important than the answer. Once it has been asked, it is no longer possible to avoid it and it calls the addressee to take charge of a responsibility, which she/he can refuse but not deny.
It is peculiar to the Child and Demon. It belongs to the ritual.