I’ve been processing an alarming number of deaths in my social circles recently. In the past 2 years, 9 people, all younger than I am, died really abruptly. The experience has left me thinking a lot about my own mortality and feeling uncomfortable having outlived these people I have known. In a certain way, I am going through the same trauma that Vampires must go through, seeing people in their lives pass while they live on in their confined existence.

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