She hides alone in her tower, fearing the cold, outside world. After all, they only hurt her with taunting insults and bruises on her skin. She finds it much safer to be alone in her tower. She can be safe here; she can be free. In the solace of her tower, she can be herself. No one can judge and no one can punish her for it. She can push away the dark feelings for a moment and feel light. It gets lonely in the tower, but she pretends it’s for the best.
Sometimes, she wishes she had a friend.
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