This was inspired by a lot of things. This is one of those comics I sort of commissioned. As in, I had the image in my head and an art style I wanted to try out, I was just lacking a script.

So I posed it to Kristof and he immediately thought of a scene from Babel which he straight away linked to me. I didn’t ask which particular pit of despair Kristof pulled the script from. But I’m sure Babel may have had at least a small part to play.

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Whenever I go to clubs,

hear the music in my chest, see the life in everyone’s faces,

I think

“So this is what it feels like
to truly be alone.”