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Dec 22, 2022·edited Dec 24, 2022Liked by warrioreowyn

Oof, this is a tough part.

The worst of it is, that the items the three people steal get darker and darker. Taking anything from a dead man's bedroom is horrible, though I understand that these people wanted to get just a bit more money out of Scrooge, who likely paid them far too little.

But the curtains of the bed his body is still lying in? The shirt he's supposed to be buried in?

Damn, that last woman either really hated Scrooge or managed to completely dehumanise him in her mind to the point where she only saw what she could gain from him.

Which, I guess, is fair, as that's how he used to see people, too.

Still, I wan to hug the poor man because this is just painful.

"He lay, in the dark, empty house, with not a man, a woman, or a child to say he was kind to me in this or that, and for the memory of one kind word I will be kind to him."

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