Despite its clichés, Faith Paré feels an odd kinship with the slasher's Final Girl—the one character who emerges from the killer's grasp unscathed.
Faith Paré (@paretriarchy) is a writer of Afro-Guyanese and Québécois ancestries. Her work has previously appeared in Ossa Magazine and Shameless Magazine. She is an alum of Our Bodies, Our Stories, a mentorship program and creative collective for QTBIPOC artists. She writes from Tiohtià:ke (Montréal), the unceded territory of the Kanien'kehá:ka people, as she studies English and Creative Writing.