Content Warnings:

Depictions of past abuse, coercion, and trauma.

Latent Fear page 10

[Long description: Jesse wrings her hands. She is, for once, uncharacteristically insecure.

Jesse: ... Did I do something--

Redmond almost yells at her.

Redmond: No.

She struggles to gather her composure.

Redmond: No, Reverend. You've shown me nothing but kindness.

Redmond opens up the attic hatch, and quickly descends down the ladder. All she leaves Jesse with is a parting:

Redmond: That's--

Redmond: That's what scares me.

And she's gone. Jesse is left alone, wringing out those traitorous, wanting hands. ]

October 19, 2019

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