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The narrator has no name or gender. The narrator is deeply in love with a woman named Louise. The narrator fell in love with Louise after a long history of love affairs. The narrator, after a series of affairs with single men, had multiple affairs with married women. One of these women, Bathsheba, uses the narrator mercilessly, leaving the narrator heartbroken. The narrator decides that exciting love affairs are no longer worth the pain they cause. The narrator decides to settle down with a girl who does not cause excitement or jealousy. The narrator has decided that love with familiarity, but without sexual tension is better. However, after settling to this mundane love affair, the narrator meets the woman of the narrator's dreams.

The narrator fights the feelings for Louise that propel thoughts of another affair. The last thing the narrator wants is to fall in love...

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