Tiny animals

This is a guest post by my brilliant friend Marissa Brostoff. It was previously paywalled, but now it’s free for all, so if you’re moved to share on social media, please do! Tomorrow, for subscribers: the one and only Charlotte Shane. I think they are cockroaches, streaming out of the sewer by the thousands, but they might be rats—we see them from a distance, and because it is dark and there are no people in the shot, just the empty street and the dirty white cement of the housing block, it is hard to get a sense of scale. They crawl across the building’s outer wall, and then they are inside, pouring up the stairs and under the door into the apartment.

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