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Obscurity, The Eighteenth Chapter

In which a missionary turns up dead and drifting in a canoe.

We last read The Seventeenth Chapter, in which we learned the history of three nuns named Marie.

There’s a certain kind of tree, though we can’t remember its name, that weeps of its branches as though burdened by them. They pour into the river as willows, thinking only of their…

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Elle Griffin

Elle Griffin

Writing novels—and a newsletter about being an artist in the age of the internet. ellegriffin.substack.com.