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They had taken everything, more than everything, leaving him with nothing but a bent and broken soul. He hadn’t missed the things at first, not for a long time, and when he had it was too late. From then on, nothing made sense, nothing remained, nothing mattered. His was the reflection of emptiness behind stolen eyes.
He stood on the bridge over the river, staring down at the dark memory of dark water.
Spread his arms and fell forward like a broken bird, remembering flight.