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A Tender Thing

She’s taking revenge. Rough with love, because love is rough with her. She recited the words in his ear one sweat-drenched night, a confession and a serenade. Like it did Romeo, love seizes her, derails her. Maybe she’s taken too much Shakespeare to heart and is convinced it will destroy her.

So she’ll make the most of it while she can.