The Dead as Decor
Today I walked down millions of years into a mass grave of millions of people. I saw hundreds of thousands of skulls. Bones stacked like firewood.
Under the streets of Paris, a grave of six million people is open to visitors.
Many women in Antiquity, who lived in the Roman Republic and later Empire, were named Victoria. The name proceeds from the Latin verb víncere (to defeat) and resembles victus (one who is defeated). It means then to be triumphant, to defeat. Victoria was the name of a popular Roman goddess.
He called it the Stone Pyramid. Except it was metallic and it was just a door. The worn coating of the door suffered several oxidation broods. I noticed a cryptic word scratched on it. V E Y L. The noise from his earphones was worrisomely loud. Some trashy black metal or akin stuff. The archs of the…