I hope you’ve found the time to keep up with all my letters thus far. I must admit that I would be a bit disappointed if you hadn’t, considering all the time and effort I’ve put into them. Of course, it wouldn’t surprise me in the least if you hadn’t.
These letters aren’t easy for me to write, Dionysus. Compositional exertions aside, most of these things I’d just rather forget. If I could, if it was at all possible, I would just leave them behind as rusty relics of a former life and be done with the entire ordeal.
But you and I both know that’s impossible.