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The advert read as follows, in all caps:



PITTER PATTER

PITTER PATTER

CAN YOU HEAR THE RAIN?


AN INVITATION TO AN EXECUTION,

A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM.


SEND S.A.E. TO D.B., XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX


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I made a note of the address.

I couldn't imagine that he'd still live there after all this time.

And yet and yet.