“Do…’t care,” Gruff said, “…withdrawal symptoms… dependent on us…”
Julia realised that drugs and violence were their primary weapons. Strip a victim of their comforts, their dignity, and sovereignty over their body and most cracked. The drugs were an added control, one that made women dependent on their aggressors.
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