“But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door. It desires to have you, but you must master it.”

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The moon climbed out of the ravine, blue, skinny, as if it had been fed on nothing but skimmed milk. It climbed out, and quickly slithered up and up along the finest thread–away from trouble, and on the very top it huddled, crouching on thin legs.

YEVGENY ZAMYATIN, “The Protectress of Sinners”, The Dragon: Fifteen Stories

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