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Black DeathI've lost the one I once had to keep the light in me, I am withering away. Like a candle without its oxegen, I will smoke out, leaving only utter and pitch blackness in the smell of my decay. My heart will never be the same. The scar tissue's only hardened.
I've become a monster inside. Lurking, waiting to trap an unexcpecting victim. Manipulating, harming more than I can help. I fight it, lost on the inside of the black ooze, but no matter what I try, when she comes out, my self control dies. Panic, horrid and shameful, again and again it consumes me like an unstoppable blaze. I douse it, but the embers cannot be put out, and it just keeps reviving.
Transformation from the light to the dark occured so fast when the effects first wore off. Your medicine wasn't as strong as I needed it to be, was I taking advantage? Was I going through this from the start with nothing but hope?
You gave me a chance first, and now you give me a last one. What can I do when you say its already done?
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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