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โ€œI did it because I had too.โ€
โ€œYou had no choice?โ€™
โ€œNo choice.โ€
โ€œAnd you just kept going?โ€
โ€œYes. Till it was done.โ€

โ€œSo now what?โ€
โ€œI donโ€™t know. At first I missed them all.โ€
โ€œThe characters?โ€
โ€œYes. I knew them so well.โ€
โ€œThey were real for you?โ€
โ€œLeaving them there felt like grief - at first.โ€
โ€œAnd now?โ€
โ€œNow I just feel empty.โ€

โ€œBut thereโ€™s always next year, right?โ€
โ€œI canโ€™t wait that long. I canโ€™t! I have to start writing again...โ€

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