When Elsbeth finally fell asleep, I lay there for a few minutes staring up at the ceiling with so many thoughts running through my mind. I couldn’t help but think how amazing it was that a female as strong as Elsbeth could also be so fragile. She tried hard to conceal it, but I saw through the subterfuge.
I truly believed we were kindred spirits. A lot of her flaws were the same as mine. We were both determined creatures of habit. We both fought for whatever twisted principles we clung to. We both hated admitting failure and would spin a web of lies so convoluted to avoid experiencing any guilt.
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