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For discussion of John Ajvide Lindqvist's short story collection Låt de gamla drömmarna dö
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banjoist123 wrote:I just got the book and went right to the short story. This is the ending I was hoping for, but aren't we all? Go off into the night hand in hand with a loved one? And forever young...
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drakkar wrote:..27 years later, in 2008, they were spotted in Barcelona, so maybe next time will be in 2035?
I wept when I finished this short story. I am so glad he wrote this.
I want to close my eyes very tightly, concentrate, hear the sounds around me disappear, sense the night against my closed eyelids, feel snow flakes hit my cheeks, feel the cold of the jungle gym, and hear the sound of light approaching footsteps…