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Aaron A. Reed By aaronareed Updated an hour ago

Horror // LGBTQ+ // Novel ~*~ Insecure college senior Orion loves music, books, and his best friend Niko. But when the two discover a secret basement much bigger than it should be, they're soon trapped in a mirror-world filled with two-faced doppelgängers and long-buried secrets. Most dangerous of all is Orion's consuming obsession: somewhere down there, is there a Niko who loves him back?

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CW: This novel has no explicit sex scenes and only PG-13 level violence, but does touch on themes of depression and suicide, so has been marked "Mature."

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