Serializations of the Hitherby Dragons novels

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And she fought well, but she is not remembered.

Not her, nor Navvy Jim.

And there are horrors and disasters and endless sorrows, in those last days, but they are not remembered; they do not stick, they do not stain.

At the last, as with the wolf, Gotterdammerung ends not with fire, but with Windex.

Not with a whimper, but with a broom.

It takes him months. It takes him years, but he finishes it.

There is nothing that can stop him, you see. There’s plenty that can slow him down, plenty that can pause him, but there’s nothing that can stop him.

Not Jeremiah Clean, because his heart is pure.



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