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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Ninth)   8/3/2018

I know not how many hours have passed , as I lay on the floor of Cell Three staring up at the starry sky, with the waning moon now passing into view through the grating. But I lay there all the same,


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Eighth)   8/2/2018

I sleep fitfully, there on the stone floor of Cell Three, until I awake to darkness. I lay there staring up at the chimney, through the grate and to the night sky. When I was brought here, the moon


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Seventh)   8/2/2018

My friends Andre and the Mouse both warned me to steel my will against the unnatural corruptions and vile acts awaiting me during my imprisonment at Chateau de Fer, but nothing could have prepared me


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Sixth)   8/1/2018

Chapter the Sixth
She hovers over me like a lavender-scented bat, this Countess d’Ennui. Her features are not unattractive, a handsome woman in her own right. Her hazel eyes, though still pre


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Fifth)   7/30/2018

True to his word, no more food bowls have entered here since that vile encounter. With that clue of the passage of time taken from me, the day and the night are all I have left to mark the hours. I


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Fourth)   7/29/2018

I awake back in the solitude of the cell, lying against the wall farthest from the door, and immediately am aware of the splitting, burning agony of my feet. I look down, reaching my hands to the top


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Third)   7/29/2018

Here in Cell Number Three, time can only be measured by the movements of the planets, or the arrivals of the bowls of gruel that slide through the lowest hatch of the cell door. Footsteps outside my d


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the Second)   7/29/2018

After my fit of mania, I master my nerves and enter into a kind of calm meditation about my predicament. I sit on the stone floor, my back to the cool wall, and gaze upward. There, high above me is


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THE PRISONER IN CELL THREE (Chapter the First)   7/29/2018

I awake to darkness. I can feel stone against my back. I am lying on a cold stone floor, staring up into the dark, not wanting to look left or right for fear of what I might find. As I lie here, the l


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