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"Last time, I imagined myself as the kid. This time, the skeleton" (15.233). Augustus makes this comment when visiting the Funky Bones sculpture for the second time at the museum. He believes he is deteriorating, that before he was as livley and healthy as the kids but now as dead and worn out as the skeleton. This shows a decline in Augustus's morale as the cancer progresses and a fear of death.
Seer ::Usually, a seer only sees flashes, giving them brief glimpses of fate but sometimes, a seer, while in the state of meditation or deep trance, will have a vision so profound of future events. One of the most famous seers of all time was Nastradamus.