"I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the arguments of my best friends." ~ Pip's Lament "Great Expectations" (Chapter 4, pg. 25)
FROM THE ARCHIVE: If you liked this story, we think you will enjoy “Buttony,” by Fiona MacFarlane, from a 2016 issue of the magazine.
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