Alex Atreidis

Novice of the Order, Opal's child


(Zippo lighter clicks open)

“I don’t know if you knew it, but the word cigarette means small cigar in French since the suffix -ette is a hypocoristic in French… But, have you noticed how the same suffix usually signifies a feminine noun in English? Well… I believe that the cigarette is a female cigar. It is like lighting up a woman and inhaling her right into your body. After all, it does kill you! So my theory has to have a point.”

(Smiles widely, not showing any teeth)

(Lights up a cigarette and inhales deeply)

(Zippo lighter clicks closed)

“I am sorry, you were saying?”


Alex Atreidis

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