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Obscurity, The Fortieth Chapter

In which the truth is revealed.

We last read The Thirty-Ninth Chapter, in which a baby was born into the swamp. If you have recently joined us, start with The Prologue.

In the morning, she set an old copper kettle to boil. It was dented and worn, its patina tarnished, but it was perhaps the most beautiful thing the woman owned, and she treasured the heirloom as…

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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.