I do not know what they knew of the things happening beyond the hill, nor do I know if the silent houses I passed on my way were sleeping securely, or deserted and empty, or harassed and watching against the terror of the night.
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This man harasses his female co-workers
We can’t defeat them, but we can harass them as they move through the forest.