1. a remote or sparsely settled region : a barren or frontier region. 2. an ideal or imaginary place or region. 3. an illusory existence.

Once, I was a jungle butterfly who fluttered so fast no human could look me in the eye. Sometimes I would land on their head or shoulder and grant them a wish that was lurking deep within their heart. That is, until the day I was caught in a net and somewhere a baby cried and inconsolably who would grow up to be a man whose shoulder I was supposed to land on.