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To Alice, Love John
The box arrived early Friday morning before work, cheerful ding of her doorbell alerting her to the arrival. And while such deliveries weren’t unheard of, Alice paused at the sight of the one square foot cube of cardboard that had her heart suddenly racing.
He has only known the dark for so long, when light breaks, even as a blush of faintest dawn, it is painful to him. Piercing agony driving spikes through the pitted and rusting metal of his right eye makes him groan deep within, so deep even his ears can barely catch the sound.