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The last train was late that night; I don’t know why. Winter lasted all year then, nothing grew the enemy didn’t burn or poison or kill.
We had thought it would be over quickly. Take the family to the countryside for the weekend, then come back and it would be over. But it wasn’t.
She’d been coming back on the train. There was no use keeping her away; no place was safe.
I waited through dirty dawn; went home.