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The Mad Codger

Joined 1 year, 1 month ago

Un Dorian Gray sin pasado, ni patria ni bandera.

I'm just a guy who likes to go on adventures, literary or otherwise. I mostly read fantasy, sci-fi, and/or litrpg.

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2023 Reading Goal

Success! The Mad Codger has read 15 of 12 books.

The House in the Cerulean Sea (Paperback, 2021, Tor Books) 4 stars

Linus is an uptight caseworker with a heart of gold working for the department in …

I am but paper. Brittle and thin. I am held up to the sun, and it shines through me. I get written on, and I can never be used again. These scratches are a history. There a story. They tell things for others to read, but they only see the words and not what the words are written upon. I am but paper, and though there are many like me, none are exactly the same. I am parched parchment. I have lines. I have holes. Get me wet, and I melt. Light me on fire, and I burn. Take me in hardened hands, and I crumple. I tear. I am but paper. Brittle and thin.

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