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No, strong night,” responded Dregler. As he all started clear of the desk, Dregler, to his embarrassment, approximately rapped his head opposed to an incredible wood beam which hung hazardously low within the darkness. He glanced again to determine if Gleer had spotted this clumsy mishap. And after simply a unmarried drink! yet Gleer used to be taking a look the opposite direction, looking at out the window on the tangled tendrils of the elm and the furious complexion forged upon it by means of the floodlights fastened excessive upon the skin wall. For your time Dregler thoughtlessly saw the wind-blown timber open air prior to turning away to stretch out on his mattress, which was once a couple of steps from the window of his room. Beside him now was once a replica of his first booklet, Meditations at the Medusa. He picked it up and browse piecemeal from its pages. The worshipants of the Medusa, together with those that clog pages with “insights” and interpretations corresponding to those, are the main hideous electorate of this earth—and the main a number of. yet what number of them comprehend themselves as such? Conceivably there is an internal cult of the Medusa, yet in spite of this: who may possibly stay at the lifestyles of such beings for the size of time essential to around them up for execution? it truly is attainable that in basic terms the useless should not in league with the Medusa. We, nevertheless, are her allies—but constantly opposed to ourselves. How does one develop into her spouse . . . and reside? we're by no means at risk of beholding the Medusa. For that to occur she wishes our consent. yet a much higher catastrophe awaits those that understand the Medusa to be looking at at them and lengthy to reciprocate in style. What larger definition of a marked guy: person who “has eyes” for the Medusa, whose eyes have a will and a destiny in their personal. Ah, to be something with out eyes. What a holiday to be born a stone! Dregler closed the e-book after which changed it on one of many cabinets around the room. On that overcrowded shelf, leather-based and textile urgent opposed to textile and leather-based, was once a fats laptop filled with free pages. Dregler introduced this again to the mattress with him and commenced ransacking through it. through the years the folder had grown greatly, starting as a couple of random memoranda—clippings, photos, miscellaneous references which Dregler copied out via hand—and increasing right into a storehouse of infernal serendipity, a testomony of negative twist of fate. And the topic of each access, significant and minor, of this inadvertent encyclopedia was once the Medusa herself. a few of the records fell right into a part marked “Facetious,” together with a comic (which Dregler picked off a drugstore rack) that featured the Medusa as a benevolent superheroine who used her hideous powers in simple terms on both hideous foes in an international with no good looks. Others belonged lower than the heading of “Irrelevant,” the place used to be put a three-inch strip from a decades-old activities web page lauding the profitable season of “Mr (sic) Medusa”.

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