Forced Evolutions

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This has SPOILERS for Mira Grant's Symbiont, book two of her super-great Parasitology trilogy.

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Am E Am G I have never been the girl who fights back
C E Am E But then I've never really been the girl, have I.

So. If I want to stay alive - and I do -
I'd better learn to be somebody else
E Am Someone still alive next week

I didn't want to give him blood
Or marrow or slices of my secret inner self
But you know.
The thing that really pissed me off.
That fucker cut my hair
So:

F C
E Am
F C
E -

Here I am climbing up this vent
I don't know what I'm doing
But I'm doing it and burning off
the me who wouldn't dare

If I escape, if I can be that lucky
My prize will be to choose
Which mad scientist to run to


Which is not much of a choice
But at risk of understatement, things are weird
And you know
The thing is that I'm choosing
I get to pull the strings

Sally's dead. And I am...

I am climbing up this vent
I don't know what I'm doing
But I'm doing it and burning off
the me who wouldn't dare

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from Weirdness from 2014, track released November 18, 2014

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Brooke Abbey (formerly Brooke Lunderville) is a banjo-playing pharmacist from Vancouver, BC.

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