The Virago
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The Virago

A Survivor in Search of Other Worlds

Dissociation is my refuge

The world is a dangerous place, and I want a gun.

I suppose I could end my story here, the way I do in casual conversation; six letters and a perfectly placed apostrophe stop further questions in their tracks.

I’m fine.



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