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241 pages, Kindle Edition
First published February 23, 2021
"Lonely creatures, what makes us so different from the stories we tell in the dark?"
"Who else, Grace wonders, can understand loneliness if not someone who sits in solitude all their own?"
"Maybe Plato knew something we didn’t. Or maybe the gods did, when they split us in half and left us to reclaim our missing fragments."
" The words for wanting things to be as simple as they were on a desert night with just two girls and a locked promise."
"Lonely creatures, she has learned, will always find each other."
"How long she can burn before there’s nothing left. How long a thing can be buried before it combusts."
"My question to all the lonely creatures out there is who is your siren? Who is your fellow lonely creature who sees into the very core of you and knows which song to sing? What song do they sing for you, and do you follow? What would happen if you did?"
“It’s hard. This living in the real-world thing? Facing my problems head-on? A hundred percent don’t recommend.”