Reality does not consist of a single layer. Reality has depth. Its depth comes from multiple layers. Different stories unfold on the different layers of reality. The story that is unfolding on the skin of reality is different than the stories unfolding on the subcutaneous layers beneath. Yet, the layers intersect as well as overlap.
The nearsighted can only see the story unfolding on the skin of reality. The farsighted can see the different stories unfolding on the different layers of reality