Lusus Naturae III
There are some places that are so barren—so bereft of life and light that it seems impossible to think that people could exist there. Places cut off from the rest of world by geography, time, and ideology—realms where darkness reigns even on the brightest day, and the hollow sound of the wind blowing through the trees is enough to drive a man mad. The emptiness and sterility of these places serve as a deterrent to most…but not to all.
For some, they represent invisibility—a way of avoiding the watchful eyes of friends, family, and government. In places like this, such things are obsolete—unnecessary; only the velvet allure of the darkness serves as companion and confidant.
In order to survive here, one wou...
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