“Ever felt like you belonged in here?” The prison doctor said.
Until that question reached her submerged consciousness, Julia had been running on autopilot. A state of mind where she went through the required motions without any cognitive input. It was the only defence she had to avoid finding herself in the hole.
“…I’m sorry, Doctor,” Julia replied. “I didn’t catch that.”
“I asked if you ever felt like you belonged here?” the Doctor repeated.
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