Obscurity, The Fifth Chapter
In which the widow confesses her sins in the sacrament of reconciliation.
We last read The Fourth Chapter, in which a rather mysterious figure appeared to know the widow’s secrets.
Séverine always had a fair amount of darkness within her. Like an enchantment, sometimes she could only feel the very edges of it, and yet other times she felt entirely enveloped by it.
In her dreams, she saw beings beyond her recognition—shadows tha…