Stories from the city…

It’s all around you, wherever you look, whatever path you take. Even if you don’t recognize it right now, you know you will soon enough. You know they will be here, there, everywhere. The people. The buildings. Noises, colors, odors. They don’t ever go away, not even in the deepest of night. Essential and lively …

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A thousand and one words

  Once upon a time, there was a writer, walking in the night. Those who encountered him and paid enough attention thought he looked sad, and a little lost. The truth was that he was looking for inspiration. It had been months since the last time he had written anything that he liked. He had …

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The darkest place

As a boy, he was gifted, writing poems and reading from an early age. Among his favorites were Edgar Allan Poe, Goya, or Henry Fuseli. Sick so often that he could barely go to school, he was also affected by night terrors. His father died when he was 8, and he was raised by a …

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Inside the city

In Robert Silverberg’s “The World Inside“, a population of 75 billion humans live in gigantic towers occupying ten percent of the planet’s space. In Alex Proyas’ “Dark City“, people are prisoners in an oppressive and closed city where sunlight is nowhere to be seen. In Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”, the city has turned into a massive …

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