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14:28:46.  The speed was working.

He took a bump every few hours, when he felt himself slowing down.  The bourbon was gone; admittedly, he hadn’t thought he’d need more because he hadn’t thought he’d last as long as he was.  Cross-legged on the floor of his bedroom he had spent the last four and a half hours pouring through the books he’d purchased.  One Latin-to-English dictionary, one Satanic ritual book he could only find written in Latin, and one dark magic and the occult complete history – with illustrations.

Finally, he’d found what he was looking for.

The End

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