Mannia

Words

collections of short narratives, rewritten episodes, & jovial cynicism

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S 3

"No."

"No?"

"I can't do this."

"You're not doing anything; I specifically don't want you to do anything, or say anything–." 

"I can't know, and not tell them. They're my friends–."

[raising her voice] "–I'm your sister!"

[screaming] "–and friends don't lie!"

[silence.]

"Family does."

 

Tatyana Mann