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The glass jars

She took him down to the cellar, where she kept her unusual collection

Let me show you something,” she said, rising from her armchair and smiling a little knowingly. “Since we’re talking of collections… I think mine is probably unique.”

He raised an eyebrow; “You? You have a collection? I didn’t know you were interested in collecting things.”

‘”Well, I’m not really. You can’t exactly call my collection a collection of ‘things.'”

“I’m intrigued,” he said, sipping the last drops of his tea. It felt a little strange, being back in this house after so many months of absence. He stood up, adjusting the creases on his trousers. “So what exactly is…

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