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Les nuits

A desolated room, isolated by perpetual darkness, in the middle of an anonymous suburb of yet another overblown city… He had chosen this life, after life had ruthlessly crushed his dreams. All he wanted was simply to go far away, because he believed that he needed to “find a place to forget”, as he used to put it. But he couldn’t afford to go anywhere, so he decided to attempt a perilous expedition into another universe.

Every night, after the last futile echoes of the real world had ceased, he would walk through the door of the digital infinity. People in the real world would probably have called him a “hacker”. Or a freak, at least. He couldn’t care less what he was called, he only wanted to wander aimlessly through the network’s labyrinth, explore those cities filled with flashing neon lights and closed doors. And what he liked more than the peoplelessness of that world, was his own disembodiment. No flesh, no pain, no blood, no passions… just a soothing ballet of myriads of silent electrons…




and this song was one of his favorite companions in those nights…