Jed

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  • Jed
    • Victimises himdelf + loyal
      • "He began to come towards me, changed his mind and went back to his tree" pg61
      • "As I cam closer Parry retreated further under his tree...and tried to look nonchalant" pg61
      • "Parry was speaking over me in a series of gasps. He was pushing his hands out before him, as though to repel my words" pg63
      • "Don't, Parry said through a whisper. Please don't. His lower lip was trembling...Parry put his hands over his face and started to cry" pg64
    • Physically fit
      • "and he looked fit...his appearance was striking, even slightly threatening" pg24
        • Striking appearance
          • "His long bony face was framed round a pained question. He looked wretched, like a dog about to be punished" pg19-20
            • Victimises himdelf + loyal
              • "He began to come towards me, changed his mind and went back to his tree" pg61
              • "As I cam closer Parry retreated further under his tree...and tried to look nonchalant" pg61
              • "Parry was speaking over me in a series of gasps. He was pushing his hands out before him, as though to repel my words" pg63
              • "Don't, Parry said through a whisper. Please don't. His lower lip was trembling...Parry put his hands over his face and started to cry" pg64
          • "His knuckles...were big and tight-knobbed under the skin which was white and stretched tight" pg24
          • "He appeared smaller, all knobs and bones, no longer abject" pg61
    • Very religious
      • "Please leave your message after the tone. and may the Lord be with you...his faith should have such reach, into the shallows of his answering machine, into the angles of his prose" pg47
      • "You fuck, you'll beg for mercy, you'll crawl on your stomach" pg91
      • "I stand before you naked, defenceless, dependant on your mercy, begging your forgiveness" pg93
      • "God was a term interchangeable with self" pg152
      • "Again, the unexamined assumption was that God and Parry were one, and between them they would settle the matter of our common fates" pg153
    • Younger than Joe
      • "He was just about young enough to be my son" pg62
      • "He was twenty years younger, with big jointed knuckles, and a desperate cause - whatever it was" pg65
    • Striking appearance
      • "His long bony face was framed round a pained question. He looked wretched, like a dog about to be punished" pg19-20
        • "His knuckles...were big and tight-knobbed under the skin which was white and stretched tight" pg24
        • "He appeared smaller, all knobs and bones, no longer abject" pg61
      • Changeable
        • "But I did not want to provoke him." pg60
        • "It's all about control, isn't it? He had a flashed look of adolescent defiance at me now" pg62
        • "Suddenly he was very bitter...for the first time I found myself calculating the physical danger he presented" pg65
        • "What was so exhausting about him was the variety of his emotional states and the speed of their transitions" pg65
        • He uttered his words at a screech, on a repetative rising note...Nothing happening! You fuck! Your'e playing...torturing me...giving me all your fucking little secret signals...I know what you want, you fuck. You fuck!" pg91
        • "You can laugh at me - but not too hard. You can be cruel to me - but not too much" pg97
        • "Was there calculation here? I couldn't even trust his derangement, and for that reason alone, I was glad to end the conversation and go indoors" pg130
        • "I wanted to hurt you. Perhaps even more than that. Something more, and God will forgive me" pg136
      • Highly delusional
        • "If I ever sit an exam about you I'll come top, I won't get a single thing wrong. You'll be so proud of me!" pg95
        • "I felt each one and it was a shock when I realised it was different from the ones you hadn't touched" pg96
      • Obsessed by Joe
        • "staring not at Logan, but at me. Even then, he was more interested in me" pg23
        • "Perhaps he was some kind of vengeful fanatic" pg58
        • "He was standing in the road, waving to me forlornly but looking, without question, like a man blessed in love" pg68
          • Highly delusional
            • "If I ever sit an exam about you I'll come top, I won't get a single thing wrong. You'll be so proud of me!" pg95
            • "I felt each one and it was a shock when I realised it was different from the ones you hadn't touched" pg96
      • Persistent - stalker
        • "He really didn't want to let me go. He was desperate to persuade me, but he was not going to drop the patient, understanding manner" pg26
        • "Parry knew where I lived, but I knew nothing about him" pg67
        • "I sensed my tormentor closing in on me just before I had heard him half shout, half yodel my name" pg90
        • "You were asleep, unaware of your own vulnerability, indifferent to the protection you enjoy from a source whose existence you deny." pg134
    • "tall and lean, all bone and sinew... His bones fairly burst out of him the way they hadn't with Logan" pg24
      • "Parry spoke immediately into my threat. His voice was pitched higher and his words came faster" pg59
        • "I'm in the phone box at the end of your road? He said it, he asked it, without shame" pg60
          • Persistent - stalker
            • "He really didn't want to let me go. He was desperate to persuade me, but he was not going to drop the patient, understanding manner" pg26
            • "Parry knew where I lived, but I knew nothing about him" pg67
            • "I sensed my tormentor closing in on me just before I had heard him half shout, half yodel my name" pg90
            • "You were asleep, unaware of your own vulnerability, indifferent to the protection you enjoy from a source whose existence you deny." pg134

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