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You Always Hurt the One You Love


From the museum at Afrodisias:

Achilles supports the slumping figure of the Amazon queen Penthesilea, whom he has mortally wounded. Her double-headed axe slips from her hand. The queen had come to fight in the Trojan War against the invading Greeks. Between her being wounded and dying in his arms–the time represented here–Achilles fell in love with her.

1 Comment to You Always Hurt the One You Love

  1. Kate's Gravatar Kate
    January 1, 2012 at 11:01 am | Permalink

    What a depressing title/story!

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Hi! I'm Camille. I only write stories that could never ever happen in real life, though I do believe in real-life magic. If we were in the same room I'd fix you a cup of tea, but for now we'll have to settle for a virtual connection. I'm really glad you're here.