Reality aligns itself with something only subject to cost, never sense.

Lyra McKee: Lost Girl of the Troubles

“The past is never dead,” wrote William Faulkner. “It is not even past.” The senseless shooting dead of journalist and author Lyra McKee by dissident republicans in Derry last night feels like the worst of our past reaching out its cold, dead hand to rob us of the best of our future.

What the gun used against peace costs.