April 23rd, 2004

Steeplechase

So much for “Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse”

From Camille:

It was terrible to see, it is horrible to relate. The eyes were nothing but two holes, the lips had disappeared, vanished, and the white teeth were tightly set. The black hair, long and dry, was pressed tightly about the forehead, and half veiled the green hollows of the cheeks; and yet I recognized in this face the joyous white and rose face that I had seen so often.


Grisly as that was, it isn’t a patch on what happens to the antiheroine of Nana:

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