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Partially Human Girl

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The tension in the air was suddenly a physical thing. Melanie tried not to shiver. She poured a glass of wine and handed it to Bruce.

He took the glass and glared at her for a long, long moment. The seconds ticked by. She stared back.

“They want to kill you,” said Bruce.

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