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  • The CLOWNS OF GOD Alternative


Story set amongst the tramps of Paris, especially Melies, who is almost always drunk but who falls helplessly in love with Absinthe. She is an escapee from a hospital for the insane. They lose sight of each other, and she is viciously raped by a gang of drunken youths.

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