Pyrrhic Victories


Second technique for reader identification: set up one of those strange contradictions of being human in the first paragraph. Pyrrhic victories are good here.

• How could you hate someone you loved?

• He wanted to go home but was afraid to.

• It was what she’d wanted for years—so why didn’t it matter now?

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