It came back. After all my attempts against, and all my fiercely believed immunity, it came back Surrounded me with instinct-clear, instant-clear physiological reaction that told me in the wordless way the body talks to the concious mind: this is true.
Aristotelian resilience against a story with no winners or happy endings.
And then it left again, as it always does. As It should be. A wake of hardly remembered pain, and some fuzzy ideals holding me together, barely worth the name.