She resented this woman next to her.
had always made her feel
guilty, but such guilt was insufficient to quell the rebellious feeling.
"Why do I have to feel grateful to her? I didn't ask to be here, but here I am.
When will I be free of her?"
The answer came to her that she would never be free of this shadow, and she regarded
this answering voice in her mind with anger mingled with resignation.