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Broken Mirrors.Jeff stared at himself in the mirror, his sanity still fighting for its rightful place in his mind, but insanity was burned deep into the teen now and It wasn't going to give up so easily.
Look at you! This isn't what you wanted; this was never what you wanted! You're a monster..
Yes a monster How can I say it's not what I wanted? That rush felt during every kill. That painful tug at my chest when I didn't. Of COURSE I wanted it!!
It would go on this way for a while, Jeff fighting with himself, sometimes the conversation would spill out of his head and he would actually scream at himself. The perpetual grin carved into his cheeks could not mask the sorrow, confusion, hopelessness, even anger that the teen felt.
Finally when he'd had too much, his fist would connect with the mirror with such force the entire thing shattered, cutting up Jeff's hand. Not that he even noticed.
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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