Every day she had to paint the wall because it never stayed the right color. The brush dangled from her weary fingers. Perfection in the smoothness of the paint. One solid color to showcase her secret.
The first fingers of sunlight stroked the wall. Minuscule bubbles formed under the faded rays, just like yesterday. What would it take?!
Too late now. Now They would come. They would come, the paint would melt under the sun’s light, and she would be seen. They would see her, and dismiss her. Worse, They would dismiss her secret. Her warning would be lost. Her post-life had been a waste.
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