Alternate 1984 Orwell EndingWinston sat in a secluded corner in The Chestnut Tree Café, gazing into an empty glass. The way it caught the light reminded him of something he seemed to have had . . . something-Alternate 1984 Orwell Ending4 years ago in Drama
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A waiter brought to his table the current issue of the Times, interrupting his musings. Absently running his finger over the ragged edge of paper, he recalled suddenly the feel of smooth, cream-colored pages. The feeling was gone almost before he registered it, and he was struck with the thought that it was merely a hallucination; the affect of the victory gin he had just drunk. The sensation stayed on his ink-stained hands, and he found himself regarding them with a vague air of puzzlement.
The memory made his heart stir, and he heard once again the voice, the voice that had said: "We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness."
His eyes opened wide, and a violent emotion, not fear exactly, but a sort of undifferentiated excitement, flared up in him.