She resented this woman next to her. Such resentment 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.

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