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Dripstone

Notes

“is apparently the stone’s killer” in the sense “I was told that sweat was the stone’s killer”

The ending: the order has to change in English because of the word order in Turkish that makes no sense in English, so here I’m providing word to word translation so you can see: Sarktığım (hanging from) Taşlaştığım (I was petrified by) Damladan (from the drop) Kırıldım (I broke)

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