Honesty and Virtue: A Short Story

Anthony

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Sweet, merciful slumber. The only true escape for humanity. The gift to be able to lie down and have utter silence, reality crumbling away at the blink of an eye. For just thirty minutes, an hour, or maybe the whole night, the weight of the world on your shoulders drifts off. Seems nice, right? Jealousy courses through my veins, for I yearn at the thought of the next time I can truly surrender to…