with the flawless beauty and depth of her performance.
And then, almost as abruptly as she had appeared on the scene, she was gone.
She spent the last several years of her life as quietly and out of sight as she could;
although, she was not a recluse as the press eventually grew fond of calling her.
She had friends and fun but she did spend much of her time
in deeper and deeper contemplation.
What comes next? she pondered. What stage awaits?
And many, many years later, when the moment came,
Amanda smiled as she made her exit.
"Of course," she whispered.
And the curtain rose.
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