“Robert Neville looked out over the new people of the earth.  He knew he did not belong to them; he knew that, like the vampires, he was anathema and black terror to be destroyed.  And, abruptly, the concept came, amusing to him even in his pain.

 A coughing chuckle filled his throat.  He turned and leaned against the wall while he swallowed the pills.  Full circle, he thought while the final lethargy crept into his limbs.  Full circle.  A new terror born in death, a new superstition entering the unassailable fortress of forever.

I am legend.”

– excerpt from the novel I Am Legend written by Richard Matheson, 1954.


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