In Defence Of Normal

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I wasn’t really listening to Cecilia’s interview until she mentioned the giant spider.

It has yellow skin, a large, leathery body, and black legs. When it moves, its joints make a creaking noise that sounds like children laughing.

Cecilia understands that the spider, one of her most frequent hallucinations…



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Steve QJ

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