The Shore Characters

Sara Taylor
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Chloe

Chloe first appears as a plucky and resourceful child in Chapter 1, and later as a scarred and vulnerable - but resilient - woman in Chapter 12.

After the death of her beloved mother, it falls to Chloe to look after herself and her younger sister Renee. This mostly consists of scrounging for food and trying to stay out of the way of their volatile Daddy. Sometimes she also has to fight off threats such as hostile dogs and bullies, and Chloe is willing to do whatever it takes to defend herself and Renee, including shooting a sexual predator named Cabel Bloxom and eventually cutting her own Daddy’s throat.

Chloe is sent to a psychiatric hospital for the latter killing (although she is never implicated in the first), where she lives for six years, and where her childhood trauma begins to manifest in the form of screaming nightmares, crying...

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