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Justice

Lillith started her first voluntary shift at the rehabilitation clinic after fulfilling her six months of community service; she had spent her final week thinking of ways to show her respect and gratitude to the judge who substituted it for jail time, and he blushed with pride when she told him that she would continue to help children affected by gang violence. Judge Damen often gave sentences related to the crime, believing that witnessing the long-term consequences of their actions would instill a more permanent change in criminals; little did he – or Lillith – realize how her new resolution would be tested at the end of her first week.

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  1. Moody Paper on said:

    Oh, Lillith. Now I’m left to wonder what became of you.

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