There are no happy endings — not really. (Unless you are referring to the type given in less-than-savoury massage parlours, darlings.)
Sometimes, the best you can hope for is just that the story doesn’t end.
You’ll notice it says Part 1. Part 1 posts today, Part 2 on Thursday, and the conclusion of the story on Friday.
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For those of you who wondered if I could really retire Helena altogether, well, you’ll be happy to know that this story likely marks what will be the beginning of Volume Three. Of course, I still have so many other projects on the go, so be patient with me — the stories will come. Thank you all for reading and for your encouragement and enthusiasm for my writing, whatever form it takes, or whoever’s guise I write it under.
I remain, your favourite dilettante,