“We’re stretched thin, all of us; we vibrate; we quiver, we’re always on the alert. Reign of terror,…”

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“We’re stretched thin, all of us; we vibrate; we quiver, we’re always on the alert. Reign of terror, they used to say, but terror does not exactly reign. Instead it paralyzes. Hence the unnatural quiet.”

Margaret Atwood, The Testaments (via quotespile)

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