[What if Icarus hadn’t hurtled into the sea? What if he’d inherited his Father’s inventive bent? What might he have wrought? He did hurtle into the sea, of course.] But in the tricky reverse narration that impels our entwined stories, he was there to catch me when I leapt.


    — Alison Bechdel, from Fun Home (thanks, arightpigsear)

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