But you had to change that, didn't you? This weapon, this horror that you've seen her become, it isn't her. It's the her that being threatened and persecuted creates. You knew her fears and played on them.
And it was after months of silence that I realised we make better strangers than we ever did anything else. A tough and harsh realization. but a good one to have instead of holding on to something that isn't good or meant for you.