The Captain self, the Key self

This is what some people call the true self, and it is, they say, compact of all the selves we have it in us to be; commanded and locked up by the Captain self, the Key self, which amalgamates and controls them all.  »

Orlando, Virginia Woolf

Edit: something I wrote in my drafts and that didn’t fit anywhere until I wrote this:

It is weird how different versions of yourself coexist in a single body and how sometimes one will come out of nowhere when you thought they were definitely forgotten.

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