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Alone And Palely Loitering

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Late one night, at a bar, two people meet over a cigarette. One of them is a cab driver. The other may or may not be real.

A tale of assumptions, expectations, bad habits, and the importance of listening to your instincts. And most of all, about love and the strange places you find it.
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Published May 1st 2019
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Tyler J [They/He] (Wickedjr Reads)
This short story managed to rip out my heart, give me all the feels, have me relating to the MC SO HARD (MC is ungendered and I am agender, also depression feels), crying tears of sadness and happiness.

Like I WANT TO SAY MORE but it's a short story and anything else I say WILL SPOIL IT. ASSUME NOTHING. I repeat, assume nothing. I has a new favorite. Now leave me be in my bucket of feels. <3 And I highly recommend this short story.

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Jade
Nov 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Some context: When I picked up this novella, I was in a reading slump. And it's not like I hadn't tried to get out of my slump; several DNFs lived next to my bedside table. I couldn't quite remember when I last finished a book of any length that was not either filled with pictures or aimed at small children. This novella is - neither of those things.

I had had the pleasure of reading some of this author's other works and thought, why not? I bought this novella on the strength of the a
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RoAnna Sylver
May 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: gems, reviews-coming
I loved this so freaking much, have loved this so freaking much for a long time, and really really hope others love it just as much. (Yes I'll do an Actual Review at some point, but just wanted to make my !!!! known)
Ana
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, fae
Oh my goshhhh. So lovely.

While I don't believe in love or new relationships saving people from addictions, bad habits, or mental illness, there's a fairy tale quality to this that makes it feel more symbolic. Something about being at the lowest point in life and yet finding that magic is still possible.

Content warnings: smoking, drinking and drunkenness
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