Magnets

Carried through time, lovers seek their purpose

Nautilus
Nautilus
Oct 25, 2019 · 13 min read
A person wearing a dress hugging a large red ball in a hallway full of other floating red balls.
A person wearing a dress hugging a large red ball in a hallway full of other floating red balls.
Photo: Anka Zhuravleva

By Thaïs Miller

Originally published at Nautilus on February 6, 2014.

Former Ponzi-schemer Mary Pillar digs through a trashcan. It smells like rotten eggs and milk. She is elderly and homeless, living in an alley between two eco-efficient skyscrapers. Dust…

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