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From the Journal of Jonathan Weston, Vampire April 27th, 1877
Nearly a month had passed since my loss of love, life and humanity. My curse weighed especially heavily upon me that eve; I found myself on the precipice of despair.
There I was on a less allegorical promontory adjacent to the cemetery; the view might have delighted my senses once. But now, as I surveyed the sheer drop and inviting pines far below, I saw it only as a potential means of escape from the misery of my existence…
Would that I might fall, and enjoy the good fortune of a pine branch impaling my heart, and silencing my pain forever… And yet again, such a scheme could go awry so easily, and leave me trapped, yet as miserable as before.
As I pondered these things