It's pretty much as Albert says. "You know," he says, "logically, if a person was to pull another down, it would mean that he or she is already below that person."
Ally starts wanting to expand from the cell into which she has placed herself, and succeeds pretty well. She is finding out that she thinks (and feels and knows) 'outside the box'. But sadly, at the end of this section, she misunderstands or misconstrues what is done and starts a whirlwind of reaction.
"You have the inborn natural right to remain silent. Don't think about it, don't talk about it, shuush ....... STILL." ~ Xaris