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A thinner-than-possible figure crept through the shadows, flitting through the very bowels of the ever-rumbling and smoky city, dulling colors to darker hues, each breath scarring the lungs within each breast of every life. Thump-da-thump her heart went, beating in time to her fear, thump-da-thump over and over as if it knew her fate.
She heaved and panted, struggling to quiet and match the tick-ticking and clack-clacking of the cogs and whistling pipes. She pressed against the ash-covered brick wall, barely wincing at the familiar pain of her sharp ribs digging into her starving sides, nearly cutting clean through