It contemplated one of its billions of creations. The emergent life there called it Dark Energy, but also called it God. How interesting that they could not close that simple loop.
It had so many ongoing projects that omniscience sure came in handy. Of course, that was its essence. Everywhere at all times and fully connected to everything. The emergent life on this one planet would have a hard time reducing that to their math. But they would try, that was their essence, tenacity and an arrogance that empowered them. Should they lose that know-it-all self-righteousness they would falter, so it let them continue on their chosen course. If all went well this experiment would follow the trajectory of a billion others in this galaxy and eventually the web of emergent life would connect across its vastness, fulfilling its reason for existence.
Connection, after all, is everything.