Seeing in the Darkness

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To be honest, I don’t know where I am.

Not having legally entered Peter’s country, leaving wound up a tad tricky after killing him and taking out two buildings in the process. A truck took me one place. I hiked somewhere else. A bumpy plane ride covered a fair distance. Waking up in the dark, I’m pretty sure I’m on a boat. It feels like a boat and stinks like one too.

Wherever I am, it’s dark, not that I mind. How’s that line go? “What do you see when you turn out the lights? I can’t tell you, but I know that it’s mine.” It’s a funny line. The darkness isn’t about what you can see but what you can’t see. I can’t see the blood on my hands. The scars on my face are lost to shadow. The fact that I can’t genuinely smile is irrelevant since no one can see my face. Who would want to see it?

I should care. All these things I don’t see should worry me. Maybe in the dark, I can pretend they’re not there. That’s what’s mine, I guess, the only thing left to me…denial.

God forgive me, I don’t know who I am.

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    This is as far as I have envisioned taking this series and character. It’s admittedly not so much a story as a contemplation. If anyone sees a direction to take it, feel free.

  2. Avatar Mostly Harmless

    I have seen bits and bobs by you around THX, but having just read this whole series, you have become cemented in my mind as EPIC.

    If anybody does take a crack at sequelling this they have a tough act to follow… Bravo, monsieur! MH

  3. Avatar Mostly Harmless

    Ha, so I sequelled…

  4. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    this is reallyawesome..well yeah. But the character is like rorshach meets the joker its awesome.

  5. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    you are a wolf now..

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